cinnamaldehyde

February 2, 2018
cinnamaldehyde

Research on the Cinnamaldehyde Constituent

Pictured: Cinnamon, Whose Key Chemical Constituent is Cinnamaldehyde By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT Cinnamaldehyde is powerfully aromatic, and the dominant constituent found in the bark and leaves of cassia as well as the bark of cinnamon.  It is a potent aldehyde; excessive amounts can cause skin […]
April 3, 2018
antimicrobial essential oils

The Antibacterial Potential of Essential Oils

The overuse of antibiotics is of global concern as strains of bacteria learn to outsmart the drugs.  Essential oils have shown to fightback with antibacterial potential, based on their complex and varied chemical make up, but more studies are necessary for this to be an accepted solution.  In addition, some […]
April 3, 2018
antimicrobial

Antimicrobial

Herbs and essential oils are known for their antimicrobial potential, and have been studied for their abilities to inhibits or kill microbes including bacteria, fungi, viruses, and yeast.  It is important to understand therapeutic margin for each botanical, the amount at which a substance is both safe and effective to […]
April 9, 2018

Preservative

Herbs and essential oils with preservative qualities can help extend the shelf life of foods, supplements, and beauty products.  They may demonstrate an antioxidant and/or antimicrobial effect. Preservative Recipes Blog Articles Preservative Herbs and Essential Oils RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on […]
April 19, 2018
cinnamaldehyde

Cinnamaldehyde

Cinnamaldehyde is an aldehyde found in cassia, and cinnamon.  Excessive amounts can cause liver toxicity. Aldehydes have a powerful aroma used in perfumery.  Oxidation (exposure to oxygen) causes potential skin irritation and loss of aroma. Links to Plants Containing Cinnamaldehyde RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]
May 7, 2018
cinnamaldehyde

Cinnamon (Cinnamom zeylanicum) Research

Latin Name: Cinnamom zeylanicum Family: Lauracae Cinnamon is a common spice, coming from the bark or leaves of the tropical Coppiced tree.  It is one of the most potent antimicrobial essential oils, tested against hundreds of bacteria and fungi.  It has also shown the ability to help lower blood sugar and […]
June 28, 2018
cinnamaldehyde

Cinnamon

October 30, 2018
cinnamaldehyde

How to Enjoy Using Cinnamon Essential Oil Safely

Cinnamon essential oil is one of the most bio-active of all the essential oils.  Further, it is one of the strongest in antimicrobial capabilities.  Research has demonstrated cinnamon to be antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, potentially blood sugar and cholesterol lowering, cancer fighting, insect repelling, and more.  Click here to see […]