Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil CO2 (Organic)

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EU customers – Due to EU organic regulatory requirement we are obligated to provide additional information on labels that our current retail labels don’t provide and thus we will be using a generic label that meets EU organic labeling requirement.

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Oil Summary: Organic Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil extracted by CO2 extraction method yields pure essential oils compared to the steam distillation method. Organic Cinnamon Bark essential oil is steam distilled from the bark of a member of the Laurel family, laurus cinnamomum. Native to Asia and South Asia, it is also widely cultivated throughout Australia and much of what is considered the highest quality oil currently comes from Sri Lanka. Cinnamon bark oil is rare and far more expensive than other cinnamon-based essential oils, and it is one of the most prized in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, primarily for its stomach-easing, digestive, and stimulating qualities. Its use as a culinary spice is as legendary as its usefulness in natural healing, its aroma and flavor one of the most recognizable and delightful in a wide range of savory dishes, desserts and tantalizing beverages. Its main chemical constituent is cinnamaldehyde, along with eugenol, methyleugenol, and phellandrene, but these are only a small handful of the more than 90 compounds that it is known to contain.

Botanical Name: Cinnamomum Zeylanicum

Plant Origin: India

Processing Method: Steam distillation

Plant Part: Bark

Odor and Color: Oil is clear, pale yellow liquid with a warm, sweet, dry, camphorous, resinous, and herbal scent, representing a strong base to middle fragrance note.

Main Constituents: Cinnamaldehyde- 80%, Eugenol, Methyleugenol, and Phellandrene.

Contraindication: Cinnamon bark oil can be extremely caustic to the skin. It is a hot oil, and should never be applied undiluted in a topical preparation. Always heed recommended dilution ratios, and avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes, as even when diluted to a concentration of 1% or less it can cause a great deal of irritation. You should avoid cinnamon bark essential oil if you have liver disease, kidney disease, or if you are pregnant or nursing. Do not use internally undiluted unless you are under the direct care of a qualified natural practitioner who is experienced in aromatherapy.

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1 review for Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil CO2 (Organic)

  1. Cassandra (verified owner)

    Great quality with a pure and fresh cinnamon bark aroma. Using it as food flavoring and it imparts an authentic flavor.

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