It's a brownish-yellow oil, which has a warm, rich and spicy aroma.
In perfumery, cinnamon leaf oil is used for its spicy, woody notes, creating an uplifting scent to fight fatigue and mood.
Cinnamon leaf oil helps to stimulate hair follicles and thereby encourage healthy hair growth.
The familiar aroma of cinnamon is both warming on the skin and comforting to the mind, cinnamon leaf oil is perfect for products that we create to stimulate the skin and improve circulation. It is also antiseptic, antibiotic and analgesic.
Cinnamon leaf oil is native to Indonesia, but it is also cultivated in India and Sri Lanka.
The oil is extracted from the leaves of tall trees by steam distillation.
The tree can grow to heights of 45 feet, but is usually kept at a much lower height; it bears small, green leaves, white flowers and little purple berries.