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:

Soothes Cold Symptoms

Anyone who has ever had a cold or the flu knows how hard it can be to breathe with all the congestion and other unpleasant symptoms.

Cinnamon oil, consumed and applied, can quickly provide relief.

Diabetes-fighting agents

Studies have shown that cinnamon is one of the best spices to combat uncontrolled blood sugar levels.

Relieves arthritis

Patients with arthritis and bone ailments can gain instant relief by applying cinnamon oil to the affected areas.

This natural remedy stimulates blood flow which decreases inflammation, provides soothing relief and increases mobility.

Combats skin infections

Cinnamon oil is easily absorbed through the pores of the skin.

Applying this antibacterial solution regularly can improve many types of skin irritations, especially athlete’s foot and psoriasis.

Reduces fatigue

Cinnamon oil massages are effective in relieving symptoms of physical and mental fatigue.

Its compounds improve blood circulation and enhance the flow of oxygen to the brain where energy can be optimized.

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;


Place the cinnamon sticks inside the glass jar.
Add olive oil, and ensure that all sticks are well coated.

Seal the jar and store it in a warm place for 2 to 3 weeks so the product can concentrate.

Shake the jar daily so the cinnamon extracts and oil are thoroughly mixed.

After at least 2 weeks, separate the remains of cinnamon using gauze, or a strainer made of similar material.

Finally, pour the cinnamon oil into a dark bottle and store in a cool place.

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