Cinnamon Essential Oil And Benefits
Essential oils have become truly essential due to their numerous health benefits and extensive uses. From treating medical issues, aromatherapy to massage blends and skin-care DIY recipes, essential oils are used extensively.
And today we will be talking about one of such essential oils. It is Cinnamon Essential Oil. The peppery, spicy oil boasts of great benefits for your skin, hair, body, mind and soul.
It is not only a favourite herb for adding spice to your food, cinnamon, owing to its vast medicinal uses, has found a prominent position in traditional medicines.
This article lists the top benefits of cinnamon.
Relaxation of mind and soul
This oil is perfect for the relaxation of mind and body. Add two drops in an oil burner containing water. Light a candle inside it and enjoy the aroma. The earthy and lemony fragrance helps revitalize the body and mind.
Help in Diabetes
Cinnamon has the ability to control blood sugar, thus it helps in controlling diabetes.
Checks high blood pressure
It promotes widening of the blood vessels and, in turn, possibly aid in the treatment of high blood pressure.
Treats fatigue and exhaustion
This essential oil promotes a healthy immune response, thus reducing fatigue and exhaustion.
Goodbye skin infections
With its natural antiseptic properties, the oil is the perfect remedy for that pesky pimple that seemingly pops up without any notice. The antiseptic and anti-fungal properties besides treating acne also treats burns, cuts and wounds, wrinkles, eczema and psoriasis.
Hello beautiful, healthy hair
Fights off disinfects scalp and improves blood circulation. It also strengthens the hair roots and prevents hair fall. Improving scalp’s health, this hair oil is also helpful in restoring mental alertness.
Proper brain function
Cinnamon boosts the activity of the brain and makes it a good brain tonic. It helps to remove nervous tension and memory loss.
It’s a stress reliever and boosts stamina. It can be beneficial for anxiety and depression too. It helps people cope with emotional trauma and tension.
Pain? No more
The magical antioxidant and anti-inflammatory spice relieves pain and inflammation. Powerful antioxidant helps prevent free radical damage. It is an antispasmodic that suppresses muscle spasms.
Naughty cramps, Stay away
Menstruation cramps can be really painful. Cramping at the onset of menstruation and during the period of menstruation is one of the most common gynecological problems in adolescent and also in adult females. It is one of the essential oils can reduce menstrual cramps. It facilitates easy menstrual flow and also relieves you from intolerable cramping. Women with irregular periods can get benefits from its usage.
Cinnamon acts as a coagulant and helps to stop excess bleeding. Therefore, it facilitates the healing process.
No more respiratory problems
Cinnamon helps in relieving the symptoms of colds, influenza, sore throat and congestion.
Reduce the risk of colon cancer
It can also improves the health of the colon and thereby reduce the risk of colon cancer.
Bad breathe? Ewwww
Cinnamon oil is often used in chewing gums and mouth freshening solutions. It removes bad breath.
It aids in proper digestion of food.
Words of Caution
Though cinnamon has numerous health benefits, yet it often causes irritations and allergic reaction. So if applying the essential oil to your skin, always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier oil. As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, directly on the affected areas. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.
Have you tried Cinnamon essential oil?
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