Cinnamon Bark (Select) e.o. – 30 ml
The scent of the cinnamon bark (select) e.o. (essential oil) is herbal and spicy. It also has a warming effect to the body. It also has a rather dry smell to it.
This essential oil is obtained from the bark of the cinnamon tree. It is obtained through steam distillation. It has a number of medicinal uses. Aside from its medicinal traits, it also has other benefits.
For instance, the cinnamon bark e.o. can be used in culinary dishes. Cinnamon has a compound called cinnamaldehyde. This compound is a flavoring agent. As such, it can add extra flavors to food recipes.
The essential oil can also help keep mosquitoes away. It can also aid in killing them. As a mosquito repellent, it is effective in killing even the larvae of the insects. The same compound that brings flavor to food recipes is still the same agent in killing these insects. Cinnamaldehyde is an active mosquito killing substance. Thus, this oil is a more environment-friendly solution than industrial insecticides.
Aside from the aforementioned uses, the cinnamon bark e.o. also has other benefits. These include:
- relieving pain from menstruation.
- helps in the relief of respiratory problems.
- promotes better digestive systems.
- it is a mouth freshener.
- helps prevent heart diseases.
The oil is great in the relief of indigestion. It does this by stimulating the digestive system. Thus, it can also help alleviate a number of other digestive ailments. These include nausea, vomiting, and stomach upsets. It can also help with diarrhea and flatulence.
This essential oil, since it can aid in treating flatulence, can be considered as a carminative. As a carminative, it can help expel excess gases from the body. It is able to do this in a safe, non-harmful way.
The oil is also found as an ingredient in chewing gums. This is due to its properties in eliminating bad breath.