Common Name: Cinnamon Bark
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume
Parts Used: bark
Processing: steam distilled
Origin: Sri Lanka
Primary Chemical Type: Aldehyde
Common Uses: Known to balance and lower blood sugar. Antibacterial, anti-fungal, antimicrobial, antiseptic. Inhale to stimulate respiratory and circulatory systems. Raises body temperature (great for chills). Diarrhea and other digestive problems.
Special Notes: Warm, spicy scent that is somewhere between cinnamon and clove. Slightly herbaceous with pepper notes. Can be very irritating to the skin and mucous membranes especially in large amounts. Always, ALWAYS dilute to less than 1%.