Cinnamon is a small evergreen tree that belongs to the family of Lauraceae. The spice is obtained from the tree's bark and the oil is extracted using the CO2 extraction method.
Cinnamon oil can be used for infection of the respiratory tract, rheumatism, arthritis and general pains. It calms an exhausted feeling of depression, tones the whole body and stimulates the glandular system, thus easing period pains.
Botanical Name : Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Country of Origin : Sri Lanka
Solubility : Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water
PlantPart : Bark.
Color & Odor : yellow to red-brown with a warm, spicy musky smell
Specific Gravity : 1.037-1.055 @ 20 C
Optical Rotation : 1°36' to 0°40' @ 20 C
Refractive Index : 1.529-1.535 @ 20 C
Flash Point : 87.778°C
Extraction Method : steam distillation