Uses of Cinnamon Oil


Cinnamon oil is a well known essential oil for its versatility. Cinnamon is a sweet spice which is relished all over the world and is also used as herbal tea. Cinnamon essential oil is extracted from the cinnamon bark or leaves and the oil has a sweet, pervading aroma which creates a very soothing effect. It forms a nice combination with the cooling peppermint essential oil. It acts as a fixative and can prolong the aroma of essential oils like rose, lavender, lemon, lime, orange and other citrus essential oils.

Benefits of Cinnamon Oil:

Cinnamon oil is becoming popular all around the world due to its popularity as it helps in treating variety of health disorders which include skin infections, respiratory problems, blood impurities, menstrual problems, cardiovascular diseases etc. here we are listing down the benefits of Cinnamon Oil:

Cures heart diseases

Cinnamon oil contains calcium and fibers which are helpful in prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Coronary artery diseases and high blood pressure can very easily be prevented by the use of cinnamon oil. Just add a little quantity of it into your food and enjoy huge benefits.

Treats infections

Cinnamon oil has powerful anti-microbial and cancer-fighting properties. It has been found by a study that this oil may be useful in the treatment of infections and many skin problems.

Prevents cancer

Cinnamon oil has the ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. It is an alternative treatment for colorectal cancer, cervical cancer melanoma, lymphoma and tumors.

Purifies your blood

Cinnamon oil is also very helpful in removing the impurities from your blood and eventually keeps you from many abnormalities which are caused due to the impure blood such as pimples.

Improves blood circulation

Cinnamon contains blood thinning compound which helps in improving the blood circulation in the body. When the blood circulation is improved, it may keep you from so many types of pains. It also ensures the blood supply to all the cells of the body and enhances metabolic activity. In short, use of cinnamon oil helps in reducing the chance of suffering from heart.

Helps in relieving pain

Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties which help in removing stiffness of the joints and muscles. Using cinnamon oil is recommended for the treatment of arthritis. It is also well known for the treatment of of colds and headaches.

Cures diabetes

Cinnamon is also used to control the blood sugar level. It is highly useful for diabetic people by helping them using less insulin. It has been shown by the research that cinnamon oil also helps in curing type 2 diabetes. Cinnamon oil contain MHCP which is a water soluble compound which synergistically act with insulin and help in better utilization of that important component.

Heals the wounds

Cinnamon oil has the properties to heal the wounds quickly. It acts as a coagulant and helps in stopping the excess bleeding.

Makes the colon healthy

Cinnamon oil improves the health of the colon and reduces the risk of colon cancer.

Treats respiratory problems

Cinnamon oil also helps in curing the problems which are associated with respiration such as colds, influenza, congestion and sore throat.

Provides relief from menstrual cramps

Cinnamon oil is effective in providing relief from the cramps and pain produced due to your menstrual periods.

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Alina Awan

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