Botanical Name – Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
Parts of plant- Bark
Volatility – Top Note
Action: Uplifting tonic for respiratory and digestive system, aphrodisiac for fumigation for flavours
A) Baths – Add 2 to 4 drops of aromatherapy oil in one bucket warm water (app.25 litres) and take bath. Can add to Foot bath, sitz bath.
B) By compress- (hot or cold compress)
An aromatherapy oil compress may soothe aches, sprains or swelling.
Take a bowl of cold water or hot water as required. Add some drops of aromatherapy oil in it ( 1 drops for 100 ml water). Immerse a cloth in the water, squeeze it lightly and place over the affected area for 10 minutes. Repeat the procedure 3-4 times. Use hot water for muscular aches and cold for sprains or headaches. Alternatives way is to make thick paste with wonder mitti (Dr.Jain’s) add few drops of Aromatherapy oil and apply thick lep on affected part. Cover it with cloth and wash after 30 mins.
Reduce the number of aromatherapy oil drops to half or one fourth (according to age) in children below twelve years. Do not use aromatherapy oils in children below one year.