Botanical name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Color: Golden yellow
Perfumery note: Medium
Related Planets/Deities: Fire/The Sun
Aroma: Spicy, warming
Energetic Properties: Warming, energizing, invigorating, stimulating, refreshing
Aromatherapy Properties: A pale to dark yellow liquid with a sweet, warm spicy, dry, tenacious odor. It blends well with frankincense, ylang-ylang, orange, mandarin, benzoin, balsam Peru, and in oriental-type mixtures.
Spiritual Uses: Cinnamon bark oil is associated with the base chakra, making it very beneficial for stabilizing astral projection, bringing material success and luck, improving health, and attracting love and creating passion. Cinnamon bark oil also has a very protective influence and can be used to purify a space before beginning magical work.
Blends well with: Other spicy essential oils, such as Cardamon, Clove, Frankincense, Ginger, Nutmeg, and Peppermint, and most citrusy oils, including Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Mandarin, Sweet Orange, and Petitgrain. Cinnamon oil is also lovely with Rose, Marjoram, and Ylang Ylang.
History: Cinnamon has been highly valued as a spice since ancient times, and there are few people on the planet who will not recognize the warm scent. It is mentioned mangy times in the Hebrew Bible as being a sacred anointing oil, and was a part of the Ketoret, a sacred incense used in the first and second temples of Jerusalem. Much global conflict took place over this valuable spice. Nowadays, cinnamon bark is a popular seasoning spice found in many cuisines.
Perfect for use with our Ceramic Oil Burners.