Cinnamon oil is obtained from the bark and leaves of cinnamon trees. Cinnamon Essential Oil is peppery, earthy, spicy, bright yet slightly woodsy. Oil distilled from the bark of the cinnamon tree is preferred over the oil distilled from the leaves. It is one of the most popular herbs for flavoring and medicinal uses. There are several constituents in cinnamon oil give it a variety of potential health benefits.
7 Medicinal Uses Of Cinnamon
It is found that cinnamon oil improve the common symptoms of diabetes. It fights insulin resistance power by improving the body’s response to insulin, it keeps blood glucose levels at moderate level, it lowers inflammation, and also increases antioxidant.
Cinnamon helps to improve the circulation of blood due to the presence of a blood thinning compound within cinnamon. This blood circulation helps to significantly reduce pain. Good blood circulation also ensures oxygen supply to the body’s cells, which leads to higher metabolic activity. You can significantly reduce the chance of suffering from a heart attack by regularly consuming cinnamon.
It has been measured that cinnamon oil increase appetite, both physical and sexual. Eating cinnamon heats up your body and, in turn, your sex drive. A Single drop of cinnamon oil rubbed onto the genitals is famed for producing sexual stimulation power. It arouses both men and women, but it’s smell mostly favor men.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
As a digestive cinnamon dramatically reduces the uncomfortable feelings associated with IBS especially the bloating. It does this by killing bacteria and healing infections in the GI tract and enabling the gastric juices to work normally.
The widely cited Copenhagen university study is a hoax. Most of the evidence that Cinnamon helps arthritis is from personal testimonials. Some people claim drinking Cinnamon tea helps the pain from arthritis while others claim a Cinnamon Oil based massage oil helps ease the pain.
Cinnamon apparently has the effect of thinning your blood thereby increasing blood circulation. Increased blood flow generally boosts your metabolism which is why it may be helpful in weight loss.
Cinnamon oil extract protected colon cells from DNA damage. Scientist reveal that cinnamaldehyde shows considerable potential as a safe, It is natural preventive for colon cancer and you should be added it more in your diet.
Home-made cinnamon oil recipe
Pure virgin olive oil
½ cup ground cinnamon
Cooking pan and gas stove or similar appliance.
-Heat virgin olive oil/safflower oil in medium heat stove
-Now add cinnamon and stir to mix with the olive oil/safflower oil.
-Boil for 3 minutes.
-Keep aside and let it cool.
-When cooled enough, press the cinnamon oil using a fine-mesh strainer lined with a coffee filter.
-Pour the strained cinnamon oil into a sterilized airtight jar or bottle.
-keep the cinnamon oil in a cool, dry and dark place for upto 30 days.