Cinnamon is one of the oldest known essential oils. It is recorded in the Ebers papyrus. One of Egypt’s earliest medical texts, dating to approximately 1550 BCE. Containing more than seven hundred medicines for everything from asthma to digestive diseases. With instructions to properly embalm the deceased to ensure that they enjoy a happy and afterlife.
Cinnamon essential oil is of medium consistency, varies from golden to yellow-brown in color. It has an extremely strong cinnamon odor. In aromatherapy it is considered the middle note.