Latin Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Old Witchy Name: None Found.
Cinnamon comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree name Laurel and is said to be native to several tropical places including Sir Lanka, southeastern India, and Central and South America. It is one of the world's oldest folk medicines. Cinnamon is associated with the goddess Venus/Aphrodite.
Success, Lust, Love, Health, Sleep, Protection, and Promotes Psychic Abilities.
When cinnamon scented incense is burned it releases money-drawing vibrations into the air. A green or gold sachet filled with cinnamon can be used to draw money or success to you or be used as a healing charm. A purple sachet can be used to increase your magickal or psychic powers. A white for protection. A pink or red for love or lust. Cinnamon is also used to simulate the passion of the male.
Cinnamon is a powerful antiseptic. It is also effective in treating poor appetite especially when associate with sluggish digestion and a feeling of coldness. When mixed with ginger the warming effect is useful in treating chesty colds. When mixed with elder flower and peppermint it is great for treating influenza. A cinnamon infusion improves circulation to cold hands and feet and is a good general tonic in prolonged illnesses.
Cinnamon is commonly added to fruit, cheese, chicken, and lamb dishes and as we all know cinnamon is also used to makes oh so delicious pastries, pies, and cakes! ^_^
Cautions and Contradictions:
DO NOT INGEST CINNAMON OIL! Cinnamon bark oil should NEVER be used on the skin. Use caution when using cinnamon leaf oil as it can cause irritation to the skin. When cinnamon oil is ingested it can cause nausea, vomiting, and possibly kidney damage. Avoid using any kind of cinnamon oil when pregnant.
IMPORTANT: Please not the information found on this blog is for reference only; it is not intended to replace a doctor's diagnosis and care.