Cinnamon Essential Oil

Botanical Name:  Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Plant Part Used:  Leaf or Bark                         
Country Of Origin:            
Method Of Extraction:  Steam Distilled   
Aroma: Warm, spicy, sweet                               
Color:  Golden Yellow/Brown
Note: Middle  
Contraindications: Avoid use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding     

Spiritual Support

  • Invites in Divine love
  • Transform sorrow to happiness
  • Reminds us that love is always present

Anointing points

  • feet
  • heart
  • lower back
  • pulse points

Energetic/Emotional Benefits

  • Encourages kindness
  • Energetic
  • Stimulating
  • Confidence

Therapeutic Benefits

  • Anti infectious
  • Antiseptic
  • Anti-spasmatic
  • Assists with poor circulation

Biblical References

Cinnamon is a common spice that is found throughout the Bible. It was used as currency as well as a component of holy services and incense.

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Take the following fine spices: 500 shekels of liquid myrrh, half as much (that is, 250 shekels) of fragrant cinnamon, 250 shekels of fragrant calamus, 500 shekels of cassia—all according to the sanctuary shekel—and a hin of olive oil. Make these into a sacred anointing oil, a fragrant blend, the work of a perfumer. It will be the sacred anointing oil.

Exodus 30:22-25 (NIV)

I have covered my bed
    with colored linens from Egypt.
I have perfumed my bed
with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon.

Proverbs 7:16-17 (NIV)

Your plants are an orchard of pomegranates
    with choice fruits,
    with henna and nard,
     nard and saffron,
    calamus and cinnamon,
    with every kind of incense tree,
    with myrrh and aloes
    and all the finest spices.

Song of Solomon 4:13-14 (NIV)

“The merchants of the earth will weep and mourn over her because no one buys their cargoes anymore— cargoes of gold, silver, precious stones and pearls; fine linen, purple, silk and scarlet cloth; every sort of citron wood, and articles of every kind made of ivory, costly wood, bronze, iron and marble; cargoes of cinnamon and spice, of incense, myrrh and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, of fine flour and wheat; cattle and sheep; horses and carriages; and human beings sold as slaves.

Revelation 18:11-13 (NIV)

Blends well with

  • Bay
  • Cardamom
  • Clove
  • Geranium
  • Ginger
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon
  • Mandarin
  • Orange
  • Patchouli

Ways to use

Cinnamon essential oil is very stimulating and can be used in a massage oil blend to stimulate circulation in the body.

Information Disclaimer

The essential oil information provided on the website is for educational and informational purposes only. Safety and research information is provided when available, and not given as a substitution for medical advice or treatment. If you are experiencing an illness, please contact a medical professional.