Cinnamon Leaf oil originates from France, Sri Lanka, India, and Madagascar. Cinnamon is also used in Egypt. Egyptians used cinnamon in their embalming procedures. It is one of the most common spices in the Old Testament. During the 15th and 16th centuries cinnamon was one of the most prized spices, it was even more valuable than gold today.
We know the use of cinnamon leaf oil dates as far back to when the Bible was written, and even then the Jewish people then knew what is was compared to other spices around it. The Arabs in 1500 BC were in complete control of the cinnamon industry, and about eighteen-hundred years later the Romans started taking over. In Egypt they used it to embalm pharaohs. They also used it for its medicinally properties as well as the aromatic properties they used in perfumes at the time. In medieval Europe they used it in religious services, as well as also using it to treat diarrhea, menstrual complications, infections, nausea, and sore throats.
Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil Uses and Benefits
Therapeutic properties of cinnamon leaf oil are analgesic, antiseptic, antibiotic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, insecticide.* Cinnamon leaf oil can be an aid for rheumatism, arthritis and general pains. It calms an exhausted feeling of depression and stimulates the glandular system.*
Cinnamon leaf has been known to be helpful with the flu, rheumatism, warts, coughs, colds, and viral infections.* For centuries it has been used to support circulatory, digestive and immune-deficiency problems. This oil also helps to reduce the appearance of cellulite, stress, tiredness, and tight muscles.*
Cinnamon leaf oil improves the spirit by elevating low vitality, motivation, and creativity. Cinnamon calms the mind by uplifting emotions and helping mental exhaustion.
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