Cinnamon has been used as a spice and as traditional herbal medicine for centuries. The available in vitro and animal in vivo evidence suggests that cinnamon has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antitumor, cardiovascular, cholesterol-lowering, and immunomodulatory effects. In its current innovations, Cinnamon oil usage is being heavily explored to reverse the effects of Diabetes Type 2. Cinnamon Oil is derived from a tree that is recognized by two botanical names: Cinnamomum zeylanicum and Cinnamomum vervun. Both names refer to the same tree, which is considered to be “True Cinnamon.”
Qualities : Easy to digest
Taste : Sweet/Fruity/Balsamic
Nature : Warm potency
-A natural aphrodisiac
Cinnamon’s place in kitchen cupboards across the world is secure, but its place in the bedroom is much less celebrated despite it having some rather spicy ‘sexual healing’ properties. Just a small amount of cinnamon oil rubbed onto the nether regions is said to act as a powerful sexual stimulant by boosting blood circulation and raising body temperature
-Improves blood sugar levels
Cinnamon has been shown to have positive effects on insulin release, which means it can help keep blood sugar stable and therefore prevent chronic fatigue, moodiness, sugar cravings and overeating. 2 drops of cinnamon oil in your herbal tea before the meal of the day could really help regulate those sugar levels
-Helps sore throat
With its known anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, and immunomodulatory effects, cinnamon essential oil is a great choice for fighting infections like a sore throat. Try drinking a combination of hot lemon water, honey and cinnamon oil first thing in the morning to improve a sore throat and boost immune function.These ingredients will work together to fight inflammation, reduce pain, and boost immune function making them a perfect sore throat remedy.
-Is a heart health booster
Cinnamon oil can naturally help to boost heart health. An animal study published in 2014 demonstrates how cinnamon bark extract along with aerobic training can help to improve heart performance. In addition, it contains anti-inflammatory and anti-platelet compounds that can further benefit arterial health of the heart.
-Is ideal for soothing skin and muscle related complaints
Cinnamon Oil’s warming properties make it ideal for soothing skin and muscles that are sore and tender. It can be included in an antiseptic massage blend to address arthritis, bronchitis, diarrhea, chills, flu, cold, indigestion, spasms, nausea, and infection. For a pain-relieving massage blend, dilute 3 drops of Cinnamon Essential Oil in 2 Tbsp. of a Carrier Oil such as Olive and massage it into the affected area. Regularly applying this massage blend is known to soothe inflammation, stiffness, muscle knots, and back pain. Massaging this oil blend into the abdomen for 5 minutes can help tone the digestive system, facilitate the release of excess gas, and ease bloating.
-Is ideal for relieving menstrual cramps
Cinnamon Oil can be used to relieve the pain of menstrual cramps and to potentially reduce heavy menstrual flow, when used in a hot compress. The generated heat will address pain and soreness while boosting circulation, thereby prompting the body’s anti-inflammatory response. Heat also promotes the dilation of pores, which facilitates the oil’s arrival at the affected area. To make a Cinnamon Oil hot compress, first immerse a clean cloth or small towel entirely into a bowl of lukewarm water, then wring the towel to remove excess water. Heat this wet towel in the microwave for 20-30 seconds and apply it to the affected area.
-May help with weight loss
Cinnamon is gaining a reputation for being a fat-burning food and valuable tool for weight loss. With its ability to balance blood sugar levels and sweeten the taste of foods without any added sugar, it’s very helpful for curbing a sweet tooth. Unstable blood sugar can lead to overeating, low energy and weight gain, but adding cinnamon oil to fruit, tea, oats, baked goods or smoothies helps slow the rate at which glucose is released into the blood.
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