Cinnamon Leaf (Cinnamomum zeulancium)
Scent: spicy, warm, clove-like smell.
Properties: stimulant, antiseptic, antibiotic, astringent, carminative, emmenagogue, and anti-spasmodic. It is also considered to have natural insect repellent properties.
Cautions: Though non-toxic, it is capable of causing sensitivity – particularly with mucous membranes. It should also be used in proper dilution and avoided during pregnancy.
Disclaimer: Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.