Cinnamon Leaf

Cinnamomum zeylanicum is an evergreen that grows up to 45 feet tall. The oil from the leaves is softer than that from the bark, but is still a warm and spicy aroma.

  • Latin Binomial; Cinnamomum zeylanicum
  • Country of Origin; Sri Lanka
  • Traditional Uses; Lice, scabies, tooth and gum care, warts, wasp stings, poor circulation, rheumatism, anorexia, colitis, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, intestinal infection, sluggish digestion, stomach spasms, stimulates contractions, frigidity, leucorrhoea, scanty periods, chills, colds, flu, infectious diseases, debility, nervous exhaustion, and stress related conditions
  • Method of Production; steam distillation of leaves
  • Perfume Note; base
  • Safety; avoid during pregnancy; may irritate mucous membranes, high need for dilution before topical application; may cause phototoxicity, reduce UV exposure following application; much safer than Cinnamon Bark for topical application
  • 10ml / 1/3fl oz