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Cinnamon bark eo(Sri Lanka) / Warm, Rich, Aromatic-Spicy Powdery, Woody / $40 oz Cinnamomum zeylancium

  • Product # 1148
  • Part Distilled bark
  • Process steam distilled
  • Growth Method non-sprayed
  • Origin Sri Lanka

The tree belongs to the laurel family, and if let alone will attain a height of some twenty or thirty feet; but as a cultivated shrub it is cropped close. In June, when the flow of sap is most abundant, the shoots are cut short off. From each stump spring up almost immediately numerous fresh shoots, red at first, but soon turning to a vivid green. When these shoots get to be about as large as one's finger, they are fit for "barking." They are then cut off and carried to the huts of the "peelers," who form a caste by themselves, known as Chaliahs, who appear to be descendants of immigrants from India. They have that flexibility of the toes which renders the feet almost equivalent to a second pair of hands. A peeler takes up a cinnamon-twig, and holds one end between his toes, the other being grasped by the left hand. In his right hand he has a crooked knife with which he scrapes off the rough outer bark, and then slits the inner bark along the whole length of the twig. This bark is readily peeled off, and in it exclusively is contained the delicate essential oil which gives the cinnamon its characteristic flavor and odor.-Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine, Volume 6

Cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) essential oil is a pale yellow liquid displaying and extremely rich, warm, aromatic-spicy with a delightful sweet powdery woody undertone with great diffusive power and tenacity.



In natural perfumery can be used in Oriental bouquets, spice accords, incense perfumes, 

"In perfumery, the oil blends well with Oriental-woody notes, and the combination with olibanum(frankincense) is known and often utilied. The warmth and dry spiciness, the immediate sweetness and tremendous diffusive power(or "radiation") induced by the addition of fractions of one persence of this oil in a perfume composition, is highly appreciated by certain perfumers." Steffen Arctander

Blends well with aglaia absolute; agarwood eo and co2; allspice eo, co2 and abs; amber sweet melange; ambergris melange; ambrette seed eo, co2 and abs; amyris eo; angelica root eo, co2 and abs; angelica seed eo; anise eo; anise star eo; apple melange; apricot melange; balsam copaiba; balsam gurjun; benzion abs; blood orange eo; bois de rose eo; bay leaf eo; buddhawood eo and co2; cabreuva eo; cade eo; caraway eo and co2; clary sage eo and abs; cassia bark eo and co2; coriander seed eo and co2; currant black abs; fennel eo and co2; calamus eo and aco; cedarwood eo's and abs's; chai spice melange; choya nakh; choya loban; choya ral; cinnamon bark eo, co2 and abs; clove bud, eo, co2 and abs; clove sweet abs; coffee eo, co2 and abs; cocoa co2 and abs;  cypriol/nagarmotha eo and co2; fenugreek eo, co2 and abs; frankincense eo, co2 and abs; elemi eo and abs; galbanum eo, co2 and abs; grapefruit eo; ginger eo, co2 and abs; hay abs; guiacawood eo; hazelnut co2; henna co2; ho wood eo; jasmine co2 and abs; juniper berry eo, co2 and abs; lavender eo, co2 and abs; kapur kachari eo; labdanum absolute; lawang eo; lotus abs; mandarin eo; mexcan linaloe wood eo; mimosa abs; neroli eo; mushroom abs; muhuhu eo; nigella damascena abs; nutmeg eo, co2 and abs; orange blossom abs; palo santo eo; osmanthus abs; pepper eo, co2 and abs; poplar bud abs and eo; rose eo, co2 and abs; saffron co2;  sandalwood eo, co2 and abs; verbena eo and abs; violet leaf as; ylang eo, co2 and abs; tonka bean abs




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