Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Plant Part: Leaves
Origin: Sri Lanka
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description: A brownish yellow to dark liquid with a medium consistency.
Aromatic Summary: A middle note of medium aroma, it has a warm, spicy scent between that of clove and cinnamon, but with herbaceous notes that are not sweet.
Blends With: Clove Bud, Lavender, Cedarwood, Orange,
Lemon, Neroli, Ylang-ylang, Rosemary and Thyme.
A tropical evergreen tree of the laurel family, Cinnamomum zeylanicum
grows up to 15 m (45 feet) in the wild. The tree has a very thin smooth bark, with a light yellowish brown color and a highly fragrant odor.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only.
May cause skin irritation in some individuals. A skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes and mucous membranes should be avoided. This oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin.