Cinnamon Oil: 5 Surprising Benefits and Uses (DIY recipe)

The robust scent of Cinnamon is one that most people can easily identify. Yet it’s known for reasons other than its aroma and ability to spice up food and beverages. Cinnamon oil is rich in antibacterial and antifungal substances that effectively fight a wide variety of pathogens that can negatively affect our health.
Its blend of natural properties relieves inflammation, inhibits cell damage caused by free radicals and, in turn, strengthens the immune system. Taken orally, it can fight against diabetes and the common cold.
Used as a topical solution, it can provide relief from arthritis, skin infections and fatigue. Today, when food and drug prices continue to rise you’ll be glad to know that you can make your own cinnamon oil – and it’s inexpensive.
In today’s video we will describe its medicinal benefits and list the easy steps you can take to create your own cinnamon oil. If you make too much, you can preserve it in your medicine cabinet; its ingredients are long-lasting.
These are just a few of the benefits:
1. Soothes Cold Symptoms
2. Diabetes-fighting agents
3. Relieves arthritis
4. Combats skin infections
5. Reduces fatigue
Now let’s proceed to making your own cinnamon oil. First, you’ll need to make sure you have all the essentials.
12 cinnamon sticks;
1 cup of extra virgin olive oil (200g);
1 airtight glass jar;
1. Place the cinnamon sticks inside the glass jar.
2. Add olive oil, and ensure that all sticks are well coated.
3. Seal the jar and store it in a warm place for 2 to 3 weeks so the product can concentrate.
4. Shake the jar daily so the cinnamon extracts and oil are thoroughly mixed.
5. After at least 2 weeks, separate the remains of cinnamon using gauze, or a strainer made of similar material.
6. Finally, pour the cinnamon oil into a dark bottle and store in a cool place.
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