Cinnamon is quite popular because of various health and beauty benefits it provides. Yes, it’s very beneficial due to various properties and that is why it is used in many beauty and health treatments. Today I shall tell you few of the most popular and unique ways to use cinnamon oil for beauty and health.
Bug repellent – Use diluted Cinnamon Oil, add few drops of cinnamon essential oil in a spray bottle with water and spray it on the garbage can lid. Best is to apply a little on the inside edge of the Garbage bin. It will keep on smelling strong to repel those pesky insects.
Massage Oil- Cinnamon oil improves blood circulation. By using this essential oil for massages, the nutrients in the skin increases and this improves the tone of the skin. Dilute cinnamon oil with carrier oils to use as a massage oil.
Odor Control – If you want to make your whole house smell amazing, 1-3 drops of Cinnamon Oil in a diffuser. Cinnamon Oil will make your shoes smell nice. Dilute to 1% with water and use it to spray or wipe your smelly shoes and let dry naturally. Also, Spray on kitchen sink to get rid of nasty odor in the sink and trap. Ideally do it at night just before you go to bed so the Cinnamon oil can eat away at the odor.
Lip Plumper – Cinnamon oil is a natural product to get fluffy and plumped lips. Mix 1 drop of cinnamon oil with 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Apply small amount on your lip and allow it to sit. You will feel a slight tingly sensation and within few minutes you lips will look plumped. This is the easiest and inexpensive way to get fuller lips without any surgery.
Breath freshener – Add 1 drop to a cup of water, preferably to warm or hot water as oil does not mix easily in cold water. Gives a lovely spicy taste and making your mouth feel clean and fresh smelling. Just be Careful not to use more than 1 drop.
Skin care – Cinnamon oil can soothe dry skin and acne effectively. Just mix few drops of cinnamon essential oil with your face cream. Massage it on your skin for 10-15 minutes so that the cream mixture is soaked by the skin completely.
Disinfectant – Makes a natural disinfectant that can be used on any food preparation surface. It means you can use it on the inside of your refrigerator. Cinnamon oil works as a non-toxic natural disinfectant. Use it to clean your toilets, kitchen counters and other surfaces, door knobs, microwave, and sneakers which are a particular harbinger of germs. You can even use it to clean and disinfect your chopping boards.
Hair Growth Treatment: Cinnamon oil can help treat various hair problems, like hair thinning, hair fall, and dandruff and can also stimulate hair growth. Mix 2-3 drops of cinnamon oil with 2 tablespoon of olive oil and massage this on your scalp. Let it stray for 45 minutes and then rinsed it off with herbal shampoo. Repeat it 2-3 times a week to stimulate hair growth and it will also act as a scalp cleanser. READ MORE – HOW TO MAKE CINNAMON OIL – Benefits and uses
** Warning ** Cinnamon oil must be heavily diluted before use or it might irritate your skin and nasal membranes.