Essence of the Week: Cinnamon Bark
Cinnamon Bark comes from a bushy evergreen tree in Sri Lanka. She was used back in Ancient Egypt in sacred services as well as in embalming practices around 2000 B.C. Cinnamon Bark has been studied as a very powerful medicine for the immune system, respiratory system, digestive system, and gynecological issues, as well as brain dis-eases, cancer, HIV, and neuropathy.
Cinnamon Bark is anti-viral, anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic. She is a powerful lung aid that supports bronchitis, infections, and serves as a respiratory tonic. Cinnamon Bark is great for heart health, circulation, and blood pressure. This powerful medicine is amazing for digestive issues like gastralgia, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, dysentery, and gas. She is also good for oral hygiene, tooth, and gum health. Cinnamon Bark is a reproductive tonic, helping to promote menstruation, impotence, and uterine contractions. She keeps bugs away and can help with warts, bites, stings, and skin fungus.
Energetically, Cinnamon Bark is an anti-depressant, helping to release fear, anger, and emotional frigidity. She is a natural truth serum, supporting Love relationships and deeper conversations for heart healing. When you are ready to release the armor that is protecting the heart in order to bring out your passionate, creative, and expansive self, Cinnamon Bark is a wonderful friend on the healing journey.