History of Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
Listed in Europe’s first authoritative guide to medicines, cinnamon bark is reputed to have been part of the “Four Thieves Vinegar” used by grave-robbers during the 15th century plague to protect themselves.
Biblical References to Cinnamon Bark
- “Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels…” – Exodus
- “I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.” – Proverbs
- “Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices” – The Song of Solomon
Harking back to its use during robberies in the 15th century, cinnamon bark essential oil is thought to attract wealth.
Cinnamon bark essential oil can be found in:
- Christmas Spirit
- Cinnamint Lip Balm
- Dentarome Plus
- Dentarome Ultra
- Egyptian Gold
- Exodus II
- Highest Potential
- KidScents Toothpaste
- Magnify Your Purpose
- Mineral Essence
- Thieves Bar Soap
- Thieves Household Cleaner
- Thieves Foaming Hand Soap
- Thieves Lozenges (Hard, Soft)
- Thieves Spray
- Thieves Wipes
Origin of Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
- Sri Lanka
How Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil is Made
This essential oil is created through steam distillation of the bark. Be sure to check out Young Living’s Seed to Seal® process to find out how this essential oils is created from the very beginning through to the very end when it is bottled.
How to Use Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
To fully enjoy this essential oil:
- Diffuse one part oil with four parts V-6 Vegetable Complex or another pure vegetable oil
- Apply on a targeted location
- Apply to chakras or Vita Flex points
- Diffuse in your living or work space
- Consume as a dietary supplement
DIY Ideas for Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
- Diffuse, Diffuse, Diffuse – did I say Diffuse? So yummy and it is awesome for the Winter holidays as it brings a warm comforting aroma to the home.
- Potpourri – Make your own potpourri at home by grabbing dried flowers and plants, or if you’re like me you can go buy a bag of dried fruits, flowers and plants and just add your cinnamon bark essential oil to the bag, shake and then put out for display and enjoy.
- Ingesting: Cinnamon Bark may be ingested – it is strong so be careful and start with one drop if you put it in a drink. You may also add it to a veggie capsule with a carrier oil for overall immune support.
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