Steam distilled Cinnamomi Ramulus et Folium - 5ml
Cassia, Cinnamon twig and leaf
The sweet, spicy aroma of this cinnamon essential oil combining twig and leaf is pleasantly stimulating and warming. It opens the Heart and brightens the spirit. One is moved to take a deep breath, expand the chest and savor it’s essence.
The combination of twig and leaf with it’s combined sweet and spicy nature enhance Gui Zhi’s traditional balancing effect on both Ying and Wei. It penetrates and reaches the nutritive and protective levels and is able to release and regulate the exterior by way of the skin as well as the muscle layer, whether there is deficiency or excess.
Gui Zhi / Gui Ye essential oil warms and frees the yang of the Heart and Lungs and opens the Du Mai. It warms and vitalizes the channels, vessels and collaterals helping to ease pain in the muscles and joints as well as pain from blood stasis due to trauma or during the menstrual cycle.
Cinnamon can be irritating to the skin. Although practitioners may find it quite helpful in pain relieving ligaments, It should always be well diluted and tested for sensitivity. Consider blending with Chuan Xiong for this purpose.
TCM Category: Warming and Releasing the exterior.
Major chemical components: eugenol, cinnamic aldehyde, benzyl benzoate, camphene