Cinnamon Bark Organic Essential Oil

Cinnamon Bark Organic Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum

Botanical Family: Lauraceae

Main Constituents:
Cinnamaldehyde: 65.60%

Plant Part: Bark

Origin: Sri Lanka

Cultivation Method: USDA Certified Organic

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Approximate Shelf Life: 3 - 4 Years

Aromatic Scent: A strong middle note.  Earthy, Warm, Woody, Spicy, and Sweet

Blends Well With: Frankincense, Lavender, Cedarwood, Clove Bud, Cypress, Orange Sweet, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Lemon, Rosemary, Neroli, Vanilla, and Ylang-ylang


Anti-bacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-parasitic, Anti-platelet, Anti-septic, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-viral, Aphrodisiac, Carminative, Disinfectant, Emmenagogic, Insecticidal, Nervine, Rubefacient, Stimulant, Stomachic, Vermifuge, Warming


Cinnamon Bark essential oil can be hazardous, dilution levels found in our General Safety Guidelines do not apply.  Please follow the recommendations here and in the “Safety and Warnings” section below.

This oil is not safe for children.

Add a maximum of 3 drops (0.15 mL) to 200 mL of carrier oil (or 0.075%) for topical applications.

Can be used topically to:

  • Reduce inflammation
  • Increase circulation
  • Fight viruses
  • Fight free radicals
  • Relieve symptoms of depression
  • Stimulate immune system
  • Stimulate libido
  • Fight parasites
  • Control or lower blood sugar
  • Help with weight loss
  • Aid digestion
  • Fight fatigue
  • Strengthen body’s natural artery clearing process by assisting the production of nitric oxide inside arteries.

Can be diffused or inhaled to:

  • Fight viruses
  • Relieve symptoms of depression
  • Stimulate immune system
  • Stimulate libido
  • Fight fatigue
  • Purify the air


Cinnamon Bark supports the 1st chakra.


Tisserand & Young have shown that Cinnamon Bark essential oil is contraindicated orally with medications treating diabetes, anticoagulant medication, major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders.  Cinnamon Bark may lower blood sugar, inhibits blood clotting and is embryotoxic.  This oil has a low risk of mucous membrane irritation and a high risk of sensitization.  Contraindicated through all routes when pregnant or breast feeding.[1]  

Below are some of the known drug interactions for Cinnamon Bark.  Check with your healthcare provider before using Cinnamon Bark essential oil if you are currently taking prescription medication.

Moderate interaction:

  • Diabetes medications (Antidiabetic drugs) such as Amaryl, glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase), insulin, Actos, Avandia, Diabinese, Glucotrol, Orinase and others.
  • Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet drugs) such as aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and others.

This oil has GRAS status. (Generally regarded as safe)

We do not recommend topical use in concentrations above 0.075%

This oil is not safe for children.

Avoid when pregnant or breastfeeding.


  1. Tisserand & Young Essential Oil Safety, 2ndEdition Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. Edinburg 2014 

Extreme overuse of essential oils can be very dangerous, and even fatal in rare cases(ingestion by children).  Always follow our General Safety Guidelines and dilute your oils.  Some people may have adverse or allergic reactions.  Do not ingest essential oil.  Avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas.  Keep out of reach of children.  

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