Cinnamon Leaf


What does this mean?

Inci:Cinnamomum zeylanicum Leaf Oil

A warm, dry and sweet, spicy fragrance with a hint of muskiness that makes many people instantly think of Christmas.


A pale yellow volatile oil that is steam distilled from the leaves of the Ceylon Cinnamon tree. Not to be confused with the bark oil from the same tree.

According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (Cosing), the cosmetic functions of Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil are:

Masking, Perfuming

To view more information, visit the Cosing Database here.


Skin Care

A strengthening and warming oil helpful in creams and gels for pre sports activity.

Hair Care

There is no specific hair care benefit.


Add to a foot bath diluted in a carrier oil to make a warming foot soak.

Diffuse in an oil burner as an insecticide. A few drops on a paper towel and wiped across the glass in an open window will deter insects from flying into the room.

Combine with Lemon, Clove and Blood Orange to make a natural home deodoriser.


Do not use during pregnancy.

Do not use on already hot or inflamed skin.

Do not use with Black Pepper, as combined, they will irritate the skin.

It contains a lot of eugenol which can be a skin irritant as well as irritating to mucous membranes.


Mix with Blood Orange, Clove and Frankincense for a fragrance that smells very Christmassy.

Combines well with floral oils such as Ylang Ylang.

Benzoin adds a wonderful depth and makes it smell more rounded.