Cinnamon Essential Oil
What comes to your mind when you think of Cinnamon? Warm freshly baked donuts sprinkled with Cinnamon and sugar? or do you smell Christmas baking? If you’ve ever tried freshly grated cinnamon instead of the powdered variety, then you know that there is a difference in potency and flavour. So too, the difference between Cinnamon and Cinnamon Essential Oil.
The essential oil is steam distilled from the bark, making it super concentrated and potent. It’s not an oil that you want to muck around with, as it is hot and can cause skin irritation. However, treated with care, this essential oil packs a punch.
Properties of Cinnamon Essential Oil:
- Anti bacterial
- Anti microbial
- Anti viral
- Immune stimulant
- Sexual stimulant
Phew! To read more about the health benefits of Cinnamon, you may like to visit this blog.
Cooking with Cinnamon Essential Oil
It’s no exaggeration that you need the teensiest tinies bit of Cinnamon Essential oil in your cooking as it packs a punch. Here’s a few recipes you might like to try:
The best part is that Cinnamon has amazing metabolic properties, so when you use it in your cooking, you win!
Emotional benefits of Cinnamon Essential oil
According to the book “Emotions and Essential Oils” Cinnamon is the oil of Sexual Harmony, as it “supports the reproductive system and helps heal sexual issues”.
“It assists individuals in accepting their body and embracing their physical attractiveness. Cinnamon dispels fear of rejection and nurtures healthy sexuality. It rekindles sexual energies where there has been repression, trauma or abuse. It can also bring clarity to souls who struggle with their sexual identity. Cinnamon also assists individuals in relationships where insecurities are shown by jealousy or control. It encourages the soul to let go of control and allow others to be free. Cinnamon can nurture strong relationships based on mutual love and respect. Where there are other insecurities covered by pretense, facade and pride, Cinnamon invites individuals to be honest and vulnerable, thereby allowing true intimacy to emerge”.
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