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Typically, formulators use Cinnamon Leaf rather than Cinnamon Bark, due to safety issues. However, it was requested that Cinnamon Bark be added for usage rate calculations.
- Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
- Appearance: Golden yellow liquid
- Strength: Strong
- Description: Similar to Cassia, but not as sweet, very spicy, earthy, and sharp with whispers of clove and pepper.
- Robert Tisserand’s Essential Oil Safety, Pages 248 – 249
- Julia Lawless’ The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, Pages 74 – 75
- The Good Scents Company
Every essential oil contains constituents, and every batch of essential oil can be different. For Cinnamon Bark essential oil, we compiled constituent rates from several gas chromatograph analyses and cross-referenced with medical/science literature and studies. Each rate was then weighted in the higher range to ensure restrictions covered for general safe usage. Your specific Cinnamon Bark essential oil may or may not contain all of the following constituents or contain them at these rates.
Here are the constituents and rates used in the calculator for Cinnamon Bark essential oil:
- Benzaldehyde (Contains 1%)
- Benzyl Benzoate (Contains .5%)
- Cinnamaldehyde (Cinnamic aldehyde) (Contains 70%)
- Cinnamon (Bark) IFRA (Contains 100%)
- Eugenol (Contains 7%)
- Linalool (Contains 4%)
- Safrole (Contains .02%)
Blend: Autumn Garden (Reborn)
Contains: Cinnamon Bark, Cardamom, Ginger Root, Eucalyptus Globulus