Cinnamon essential oil has an earthy, sweet, spicy, and slightly woodsy aroma that makes it a staple ingredient in perfumes. It is one of the most versatile essential oils and has a plethora of health benefits. It relieves arthritis, protects the kidneys, improves digestive health and irregular menstruation, helps fight against diabetes by lowering blood glucose levels and boosts the immune system. Cinnamon oil has also high amounts of eugenol that can help relieve toothaches. Cinnamon oil is also good for killing mosquito larvae, and fungus and mold in the house. In a study conducted by researchers from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet University which was published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology, research showed that cinnamon oil also has antibacterial and cancer-fighting properties.
Pro tips: If you have pneumonia, try diffusing cinnamon oil in your room to help you ease symptoms and boost the healing process.