Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Plant Part: Bark
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A clear, yellow to brownish liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note of strong aroma, it has a warm, spicy scent characteristic of cinnamon
Blends With: Clove Bud, Frankincense, Nutmeg, Orange Sweet Essential Oils, Spicy and can give depth to floral blends, especially Ylang Ylang.
Product Abstract: Cinnamomum zeylanicum originates in Sri Lanka. It is a tropical evergreen tree of the laurel family growing up to 15 m (45 feet) in the wild. The tree has a very thin smooth bark, with a light yellowish brown color and a highly fragrant odor. Its pleasant scent makes it, in small amounts, a spicy addition to creams, lotions and soaps.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes and mucous membranes should be avoided. This has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.