Essential Oil Profile: Cinnamon

Latin Name: Cinnamomum verum Family: Lauraceae Plant Part: Leaf, Bark Method: Distillation Note/Element: Note:Top (Leaf), Middle/Base (Bark), Element: Fire Functional Group: Alcohol, Ester, Phenol, Aldehyde Type:Stimulating Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vata(not for use on skin, irritating), Kapha (not for use on skin, irritating) Scent: Rich, Sweet, Spicy, Sharp, Penetrating For Skin Type: None (irritating) Cautions: Not during preganancy. beware: irritating to the skin. Physical Uses: Colds, flu, cough, nausea, digestion, infection (via diffusion), tonic Other Uses: Christmas scent, candles, potpourri Blends Well With: Citrus, lavender, spices, woods, patchouli, rose, roots Possible Substitutions: Clove, cardamon Resources: Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level    
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