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Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)Cinnamon oil comes from the leaves and bark of the Cinnamomum verum (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) plant. It has a warm, spicy scent. It has calming and antiseptic effects.


== Properties ==


=== Emotional ===
Soothes depression and exhaustion.


=== Gynecological ===
Reduces menstrual pain.


=== Pain ===
Relieves arthritis and rheumatism.


=== Respiratory ===
Relieves bronchitis and symptoms of flu.


== Caution ==
Don't use cinnamon oil during pregnancy.
Cinnamon may irritate the skin.