Why Cinnamon Oil is vital for your health

cinnamon leaf oil Not many people in the United States know why Cinnamon Oil is vital for your health. If they did many of our health problems could be drastically reduced. The ancient Egyptians knew about the true power of Ceylon Cinnamon. The variety, that comes from the tiny island nation of Sri Lanka. Was that one of the reasons for their amazing success? Was it the reason they were able accomplish astonishing feats of engineering? Build the most amazing works of art. There is only one way to find out. Start using Ceylon Cinnamon leaf oil. So let’s take a closer look at what makes it so special.

Cinnamon comes from the inner bark of a tropical ever green tree. It takes a highly specialized artisan to strip the inner bark. First you need to remove the outer bark. Then through a process of steam distillation, the oil is extracted from this bark. The bark oil is of perfume quality. All you need is just a drop of this potent oil. Most people are quite shocked at how little is needed for any application. It is that powerful. Extremely refined and sophisticated. But far too expensive for everyday use. Which is why it is mostly used for food products like chocolates and a variety of manufactured food products.

What you need for everyday use is Cinnamon leaf oil. It has most of the properties of Cinnamon bark oil without the extreme cost. Cinnamon leaf oil is a germicidal, antiseptic, and antifungal. anthelmintic, antidiarrheal, antidote, antimicrobal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiputrescent, aphrodisiac, astingent, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, hemostatic, orexigenic, parasticide, refrigerant, spasmolytic, stimulant, stomachic, and vermifuge. Wow what a long list right? I bet you can’t find another spice with a list like that.


cinnamon disinfectant

1. Homemade Disinfectant – Safe and can be used for any surface. What makes this natural disinfectant so unique is it can be used on any food preparation surface. Yes that means the wood or plastic cutting board that you cut chicken on. It means you can use it on the inside of your refrigerator. Why? Because it is not toxic and is a strong germicidal. – Use on toilets, inside and outside refrigerators, dishwashers, cutting boards, door knobs, microwaves, toilet bowl, toilet seats, sneakers and sneakers which are a particular harbinger of germs.

natural cinnamon mouthwash2. Cinnamon Mouthwash – Fights bad breadth and kills germs. Add one drop to 10oz of water and this makes a superb mouthwash that will kill any bacteria. For more effective results use Hydrogen peroxide instead of water. Great for smokers or those who have gum disease and really need to keep mouth bacteria at a healthy level.

cinnamon denture cleaner3. Natural Denture Cleaner – Mix 2 drops Cinnamon leaf oil.with 10 oz with hydrogen peroxide and  For sparkling clean dentures, many dentists recommend soaking them in hydrogen peroxide. Adding Cinnamon leaf oil addresses any bacteria issues. You may want to adjust the mixture ratio if two drops are not enough but make sure you wash it after you soak it overnight. Increasing the ratio may irritate your skin so you need to adjust to suit your own preferences and to get the right blend of germ killing effects.

cinnamon orange face scrub4. Cinnamon Face Scrub – Add two drops to give it strong antiseptic, anti-microbial properties and germicidal effects. Environental factors expose our face to severe damage and adding Cinnamon leaf oil a highly effective way to get rid of facial bacteria. Click here to see our previous on how to make your own home natural Cinnamon Orange Face Scrub.

cinnamon athletes foot cure5. Athletes Foot Wash– Mix with no more than 1% Cinnamon leaf oil in a bucket of warm water and soak your feet. If you tend wear close shoes for most of the day or are a heavy runner, a natural antiseptic Cinnamon leaf oil is a must to keep any fungal infections at bay.

cinnamon oil diffuser6. Cinnamon oil Diffuser – If you have winter blues this is the thing for a quick pick me up. Cinnamon is known to improve cognitive function. Add just two drops to 2 tablespoons of water and burn  it in a diffuser to bath the whole house with this magnificent scent. You will be quite amazed at how powerful just three drops of Cinnamon leaf oil can be.

cinnamon athletes foot cure7. Odor neutralizer – If you have had a bad case of diarrhea (and who hasn’t  the smell can be positively highly radioactive. Often you have to throw up a containment zone that could a run a few blocks. Fabreze is not going to cut. Use all natural Cinnamon leaf oils which has the added advantage of being a germ killer. Especially after diarrhea, the air particulates can be particularly nasty and only Cinnamon leaf oil can count as the most effective natural disinfectant. Click here to read our previous post on how to make all natural cinnamon disinfectant.

cinnamo insect repellant8. Insect repellent – Gets rid of black ants, kills Mosquito larvae, pesky household insects from roaches to flies. Use the natural cinnamon disinfectant formula to spray and wipe all areas in the kitchen with Cinnamon Leaf Oil. Regular use will keep these insects at bay. For stubborn ants or roaches spray undiluted (wear gloves) and wipe with a wet microfiber cloth but in most cases this is not necessary. Just a whiff of this stuff is enough to keep them away but flies may need a stronger solution.

cinnamon bed bug killer9. Bed Bugs – We all know about the recent bug epidemic right? Spray on mattresses to kill dust mites and bed bugs. For beg bugs consider 10:1 dilution ratio and adjust to an even stronger mixture as necessary. Let it dry naturally but not in the sun as exposure to sun will evaporate the leaf oil before it has had time to work. If you can catch a bed bug and see what mixture ratio will work so much the better. 100% will work for sure but that might make the mattress unusable as skin irritations and the strong smell will over power you, killing both you and the bud bugs.

cinnamon shampoo disinfectant10. Natural disinfecting Shampoo – If you don’t want to make your own natural shampoo, then consider adding just one drop of Cinnamon leaf oil into your normal shampoo. That will ensure your hair is not only naturally disinfected but also help keep away those stubborn head lice that your children keep getting and seem impossible to get rid of.

cinnamon oil washing clothes 11. Washing clothes – Dilute in the ratio 68:1 and use to wash pillows, children’s fluffy toys like teddy bears, blankets. Or add 3 drops to your regualr washload. The best way to do this is to mix three drops into a glass of water and add to where the bleach goes. Will not stain clothes but check to see just to make sure.


    1. Wear gloves when you mix Cinnamon leaf oil as direct contact with dlution may irritate skin. It won’t kill ya but touch your genitals or rub your eyes after direct contact with cinnamon leaf oil  and you are going to be hopping around quite a bit.
    2. Good quality ultra pure Cinnamo leaf oil is very potent so you only need to add only a drop. Many people including ourselves were tempted to add more Cinnamon leaf oil. Don’t! All you need is just a drop or two for most applications for very effective results.

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