How to Make Cinnamon Oil to Get Its Super Medicinal Benefits


All of us know that cinnamon is a popular herb for flavoring and medicinal uses, while what most don’t realize, is that cinnamon in its oil form has many incredible benefits as well.

Firstly, how to make cinnamon oil?

DIY Cinnamon Oil Recipe

You have to prepare:

•6 cinnamon sticks
•Extra virgin olive oil


Put the cinnamon sticks in a glass jar and cover them completely with the olive oil.

Screw the lid on tightly and leave the jar for 2 weeks at room temperature, shaking the jar sometimes.

Then you can strain the oil through gauze or cheesecloth and save it in a dark bottle.

This oil can be consumed on its own for medicinal effects. Following are some of the major health benefits of cinnamon oil and the problems it can be treated:

1.Use cinnamon oil to fresh your breath

Cinnamon oil has been used widely as an ingredient in toothpaste and chewing gums as it is effective to get rid of bad breath.


Cinnamon oil has a refreshing aroma and is often used in perfumes and other fragrant body products.

3.For mood and brain function

Studies show cinnamon oil helps to remove nervous tension and memory loss. Diffusing cinnamon oil and breathing in the aroma is a great way to get rid of bad mood and boost brain activity.

4.Relieves sinuses

Also, the strong aroma releases from cinnamon oil helps to clear the sinuses, thus making the sufferer breath easily.


Due to its carminative properties, cinnamon oil is very helpful in eliminating excess gas from the stomach and intestines. So it is an excellent digestive aid and has been used widely in cooking. If you have any problems such as indigestion, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, diarrhea or flatulence, feel free to add cinnamon oil in your diet.

6.For infections

Cinnamon oil is a good tool to fight infections due to its antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is effective in dealing with many external as well as internal infections by destroying germs in the gall bladder and the bacteria present in staph infections.

7.A good mosquito repellent

Studies have shown that cinnamon oil has ability to kill mosquitoes. According to, cinnamon oil “Kills Mosquitoes Better Than DEET”.


It has been found that cinnamon oil may aid in removing impurities in the blood and improves circulation. Studies have shown that cinnamon oil also maintains the ability to control your blood sugar levels.

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Beverly Entin