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Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

by Carrie Raab on August 25, 2014

Not Just Any Bark, but Cinnamon Bark

Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

Young Living Cinnamon Bark by YL Oil Lady

Cinnamon is probably one of the most commonly used spices. It is a spice that is in everyone’s cupboard.  Are you familiar with all of its health benefits?

Did you know this about cinnamon?

Did you know that cinnamon is recorded in Ebers Papyrus, one of the oldest Egyptian medical texts on record? Ebers Papyrus dates back to 1550 BC and contains over 700 remedies for almost everything including cancer, asthma and of course, embalming.

Did you know that cinnamon was part of the Holy Anointing Oil of Moses that was given to him by God in the book of Exodus? This oil combination not only contained cinnamon oil (250 shekels), but it also contained Myrhh and Cassia essential oils (500 shekels or 12.5 lbs), Calamus (250 shekels), and Olive Oil (1 hin or 1 gallon). Wow, that’s a lot of oil! Don’t you think? The above is about 6 gallons worth by today’s standard measures. That should tell you something – the Hebrews used a ton of essential oils! This excites and encourages me and I hope it does you too! It makes me realize the importance of essential oils and why they are the missing link to modern medicine and why we need to be using and sharing about them today!

 The warm, spicy aroma of cinnamon has been sought throughout the ages,both as a valuable commodity and for its ability to improve wellness. Young Living Therapeutic Grade cinnamon bark is meticulously tested to ensure that no dilution from similar-smelling oils has occurred. Cinnamon is thought to promote healthy cardiovascular and immune function, and acts as an antiseptic. You can also use it to enhance your cooking, or dilute and massage into feet or along spine to create a soothing, relaxing sensation.

How to Use Cinnamon Oil:

For dietary or topical use. When using as a supplement, dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid such as soy or rice milk or in a TBS honey. Topically, apply to vitaflex points on the feet.

Properties of Cinnamon Oil:

Infections (flu, cough, cold), blood sugar levels, digestive problems, viruses (herpes, etc), cardiovascular disease, diabetes, ulcers, inflammation, circulation, rheumatism and warts. This oil fights viral and infectious diseases and testing has yet to find a virus, bacteria, or fungus that can survive in its presence.

If you are suffering with a weakend immune system, this oil might be worth looking into!

Instead of cooking with my cinnamon powder/spice, I now use my Young Living Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil. To use cinnamon oil in your food, check out my recipes, Pumpkin Spice Waffles and Homemade Cinnamon Rolls.

homemade cinnamon rolls

To order cinnamon bark essential oil, click HERE.

Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Always dilute before applying to the skin or taking internally. Keep out of reach of children. This is not to diagnose, treat, prescribe, or cure. 

 

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