Who doesn’t love the sweet-spicy, warm, musky aroma of cinnamon essential oil? It can warm the spirits even on a cold winter’s day. Cinnamon essential oil comes from steam distillation of the bark of the cinnamon tree, a member of the laurel family, primarily grown in Sri Lanka. Several researchers have found that sniffing cinnamon essential oil improves the brain’s cognitive abilities and helps increase concentration levels. 
In addition to improving mood and focus; cinnamon essential oil also has many benefits for skin:
Antiseptic: Many studies have determined the anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties of cinnamon. A study conducted in 1978 found that o-Methoxycinnamaldehyde, which was isolated and purified from powdered cinnamon, inhibits the growth and toxin production of mycotoxin-producing fungi. Furthermore, comparative analysis of the bacteriostatic and bactericidal activity of 13 essential oils showed that the true cinnamon bark oil had the highest anti-microbial activity.
Relieves pain: Cinnamon essential oil is anti-inflammatory owing to key antioxidant compounds like cinnamic acid. It helps in removing stiffness of the muscles and joints. It is also recommended for arthritis.
Treats infections: Owing to its antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, and antiseptic properties, it is effective for treating external as well as internal infections.
Speeds healing: It acts as a coagulant and helps stop excess bleeding to facilitate the healing process. 
Treats acne: Cinnamon essential oil’s anti-inflammatory properties may inflammatory acne symptoms like cysts, nodules, and pustules.
Enhance massage with cinnamon
Because of its benefits for health and mood, cinnamon essential oil makes a perfect complement to a massage. While it is helping to alleviate feeling of anxiety, depression, or exhaustion, cinnamon essential also is helping to strengthen the body’s immune system. And, with its pain-relieving properties applied topically as an ingredient in a massage treatment, it can help ease muscle and joint aches pains and stiffness.
To help your clients enjoy the benefits of cinnamon essential oil, BIOTONE provides the following offerings:
Purify Essential Oil Blend: 100% Pure. Blend of Cedarwood, Pine and Cinnamon essential oils. Clearing and balancing.
Vitality Essential Oil: 100% Pure. Blend of Rosewood, Orange, Cinnamon, and Lavender essential oils. Refreshing and strengthening.
Focus Balancing Blend: Blend of Orange, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Patchouli.
Center and concentrate thoughts and feelings.
Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil: 00% Pure. Common Uses: Circulation, refreshing, colds, stress. Steam Distilled, Cultivated.
Make sure cinnamon essential oil is on your shelf your spa or massage practice to soothe clients’ spirits and aid in skin healing.
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