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Cinnamon Leaf essential oil is warm, spicy and highly aromatic.
Common Name: Cinnamon Leaf
Plant Part: Leaves & Twigs
Form: Essential Oil
Synonyms: Cinnamomum zeylanicum Nees; Ceylon cinnamon; true cinnamon.
Origin: Native to Sri Lanka and parts of India. It's cultivated commercially in India, Africa, South America, the West Indies, Indonesia and the Seychelles.
Botanical Description: A tropical medium-sized evergreen tree up to 15-meters (50 ft) high. Has long, lanceolated, leathery leaves, with small white flowers in clusters and small bluish fruits.
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the leaves and twigs.
Aroma Profile: The top note of Cinnamon Leaf is warm and spicy, and the dry out note is tenacious, warm and spicy.
Major Constituents: Eugenol (80-95%), benzyl benzoate, eugenyl acetate, β-caryophyllene.
Common Adulterants: Clove leaf oil.
Aroma Benefits: vitalizing, refreshing
Blends Well With: Allspice, bergamot, bay leaf, lavender, rose, clary sage, ylang ylang, vanilla, frankincense
Safety Data: Non-toxic. A skin and eye irritant, cinnamon oils are known to cause burns when applied to the skin
Directories: Essential Oils
Description: Cinnamon Leaf essential oil is warm, spicy and highly aromatic.