Introduction: Make Homemade Cinnamon Oil

Making your own Cinnamon oil is easier than you think!

Cinnamon oil has many uses such as.....

1. Cooking
2. As a form of alternative treatment for certain diseases, improves health, immune system and improves brain function.
3. It can also help in killing bacteria and fungus.
4. candle scent
5. soap making
6. massage oil
7. Other fragrant creations

I will use my cinnamon oil for candle scents and other holistic creative creations!


Step 1: Materials

Ingredients:

Olive oil
mason jar
cinnamon sticks

*A sunny spot to place the jar for a few weeks.

*First, Wash and dry the mason jar.


Step 2: Mix and Shake

1. Place the cinnamon sticks in the jar.

2. Pour the olive oil into jar, covering the cinnamon sticks. leave an inch headroom at the top (Took a small bottle and half to fill the jar).

3. Place the lid on the jar, shake and set in a sunny spot for a few weeks.

4. Shake the jar a few times a day.

5. After 3 to 4 weeks remove the cinnamon sticks with your fingers or strain with a cheese cloth.

6. The cinnamon sticks should have released their oils and be ready to use.

Step 3: Cinnamon Oil

Oil is ready to use and can be stored in a cool dark place. This oil is great for cooking.

Step 4: Grapeseed Oil

I recently did a cinnamon oil with grapeseed oil and I like it a lot better for blessings and holistic uses.

For external uses only.

Comments

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Patricialove (author)2016-08-16

Can I use Mazola oil to make cinnamon oil? And, cinnamon sticks?

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JASPALP (author)2016-06-26

Good,illtry

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VeritableQuandary (author)2016-03-19

Wonderfully simple and infinitely less expensive to make your own. Expect to pay anywhere from 7 dollars and up per ounce. Thanks very much for this! I found some other uses for this oil if anyone is interested:

  • Put 2 drops in empty veggie capsule for immune support.
  • Use 1-2 drops in an empty veggie capsule or diluted over the abdomen to support pancreatic health.
  • Place 1 drop Cinnamon essential oil in hot water or tea and drink slowly to soothe your throat.
  • Put 2–3 drops in a spray bottle for a quick and effective cleaning spray.
  • Place one drop on your toothbrush then add toothpaste.
  • Dilute with a carrier oil then apply to cold, achy joints during winter time.
  • Cinnamon oil is said to be an aphrodisiac for many. (I can't vouch
    for that one yet.) Try aromatic or topical usage on a regular basis
    (lower abdomen may be okay but AVOID genitals until highly diluted -
    ouch!).
author

Thank you!

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parisusa (author)2016-05-01

Any suggestion with what to do with the used cinnamon sticks? Are they useful in the garden or is it best to just toss them?

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Jennprice33 (author)parisusa2016-05-01

Hi, I crush mine in a food processor and add them to soy candles, candle melts or in scented arrangements.

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VeritableQuandary (author)2016-03-19

Wonderfully simple and infinitely less expensive to make your own. Expect to pay anywhere from 7 dollars and up per ounce. Thanks very much for this! I found some other uses for this oil if anyone is interested:

  • Put 2 drops in empty veggie capsule for immune support.
  • Use 1-2 drops in an empty veggie capsule or diluted over the abdomen to support pancreatic health.
  • Place 1 drop Cinnamon essential oil in hot water or tea and drink slowly to soothe your throat.
  • Put 2–3 drops in a spray bottle for a quick and effective cleaning spray.
  • Place one drop on your toothbrush then add toothpaste.
  • Dilute with a carrier oil then apply to cold, achy joints during winter time.
  • Cinnamon oil is said to be an aphrodisiac for many. (I can't vouch
    for that one yet.) Try aromatic or topical usage on a regular basis
    (lower abdomen may be okay but AVOID genitals until highly diluted -
    ouch!).
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TheCrafter101 (author)2016-02-28

can you use vegetable oil?

author

Yes, there are many different carry oils you can use.

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7Landers (author)2016-02-07

You mention that you use it for cooking.... Can you be more specific about how. What types of recipes call for cinnamon oil? I can think of something like chocolate cakes, brownies, or even cinnamon flavored toothpicks, but can't really think of anything else. I'd love to know more ways to use cinnamon. Thanks for your post.

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Jennprice33 (author)7Landers2016-02-07

Hi, Anytime a recipe calls for olive oil, you can use the cinnamon oil in its place. I have used it for candies, waffles, pancakes, cookies, greasing a pan, but lately I've been mostly using it for beard balms I make. Thanks for the question!

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lsutton3 (author)2015-05-24

What do you use the cinnamon oil for

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lauracline (author)lsutton32015-12-08

If you are into essential oils at all, it is a GREAT oil to diffuse. Combine it with a few drops of clove and nutmeg oil in the diffuser for an amazing scent.

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Jennprice33 (author)lauracline2015-12-08

Great tip! Thank you!

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Jennprice33 (author)lsutton32015-05-24

Cinnamon oil has many uses such as .....Cooking, A form of alternative treatment for certain diseases, improves health, immune system and improves brain function, It can also help in killing bacteria and fungus. it also will be used as an essential oil for other crafts.

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shadha.ali.5 made it! (author)2015-11-07

Easy

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steve-o_83 (author)2015-08-20

how long does the oil last for?

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Jennprice33 (author)steve-o_832015-08-20

6 months to a year.

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Sunglowart (author)2015-05-25

Hi, super simple and efficient idea! I probably would use a lighter oil like grapeseed or almond oil cause oilive oil is pretty heavy and kind of smelly too.

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Jennprice33 (author)Sunglowart2015-05-25

Thanks, I will try that!. I just bought sunflower oil for another project I am working on.

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ashleyjlong (author)2015-05-22

Nice simple project! Where do you get your large cinnamon sticks? I usually only see the spice aisle jar size at my regular grocery store.

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You can find these long cinnamon sticks in any Indian Grocery Store as well.

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Jennprice33 (author)ashleyjlong2015-05-22

Thanks, I bought my cinnamon sticks from amazon.

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michelepolo (author)2015-05-22

Olive oil has a strong flavour, much better an oil like soy o sunflowers

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Jennprice33 (author)michelepolo2015-05-23

Thanks I will try it!

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AwesomeA (author)2015-05-22

I love making my own herbal oils! Thanks for sharing!!

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