Cinnamon Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
  • Alternative Names: Seychelles cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon
  • Botanical Family: Lauraceae
  • Primary Constituent: Cinnamaldehyde
  • Other Main Constituents: Eugenol, Linalool
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Bark

In Vitro Effect of Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume Essential Oil on Candida spp. Involved in Oral Infections

Rangel ML, De aquino SG, De lima JM, Castellano LR, De castro RD Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: The present study demonstrates the antifungal potential of chemically characterized essential oil (EO) of Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume on Candida spp. biofilm and establishes its mode of action, effect on fungal growth kinetics, and cytotoxicity… Read more »

Antibacterial activities of a cinnamon essential oil with cetylpyridinium chloride emulsion against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Typhimurium in basil leaves

Park JB, Kang JH, Song KB Food Science and Biotechnology, 2018 ABSTRACT: This study examined the antibacterial activities of two different cinnamon essential oil emulsions against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Typhimurium on basil leaves. Cinnamon oil (0.25%) treatments containing CPC (0.05%) exhibited greater effects on the pathogenic bacteria than cinnamon oil treatment without this… Read more »

Antimycobacterial Activity of Cinnamaldehyde in a Mycobacterium tuberculosis (H37Ra) Model

Sawicki R, Golus J, Przekora A, Ludwiczuk A, Sieniawska E, Ginalska G. Molecules, 2018 ABSTRACT: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the antimycobacterial activity and the possible action mode of cinnamon bark essential oil and its main constituent-cinnamaldehyde-against the Mycobacterium tuberculosis ATCC 25177 strain. Cinnamaldehyde was proved to be the main bioactive compound… Read more »

Antibacterial activity evaluation of selected essential oils in liquid and vapor phase on respiratory tract pathogens

Ács K, Balázs VL, Kocsis B, Bencsik T, Böszörményi A, Horváth G BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The increasing number of multidrug-resistant bacteria and the fact of antibiotic resistance is leading to a continuous need for discovering alternative treatments against infections, e.g. in the case of respiratory tract diseases. Essential oils (EOs),… Read more »

In vitro antibacterial activity of plant essential oils against Staphylococcus hyicus and Staphylococcus aureus, the causative agents of exudative epidermitis in pigs

Vaillancourt K, Lebel G, Yi L, Grenier D Archives of Microbiology, 2018 ABSTRACT: Greasy pig disease or exudative epidermitis, a generalized or localized skin disease affecting piglets, is mainly caused by Staphylococcus hyicus, although other staphylococcal species such as Staphylococcus aureus may also induce disease. Piglets with skin lesions can be treated systemically with antibiotics…. Read more »

Gene co-expression networks in liver and muscle transcriptome reveal sex-specific gene expression in lambs fed with a mix of essential oils

Sabino M, Carmelo VAO, Mazzoni G, Cappelli K, Capomaccio S, Ajmone-Marsan P, Verini-Supplizi A, Trabalza-Marinucci M, Kadarmideen HN BMC Genomics, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Essential oil (EO) dietary supplementation is a new strategy to improve animal health. EO compounds have antiparasitic, antimicrobial, antiviral, antimycotic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory proprieties. Nutrigenomics investigations represent innovative approaches in understanding the… Read more »

The in vitro antimicrobial evaluation of commercially essential oils and their combinations against acne

Orchard A, van Vuuren SF, Viljoen A, Kamatou G International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 2018 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: The study investigated the efficacy of commercial essential oil combinations against the two pathogens responsible for acne with the aim to identify synergy and favourable oils to possibly use in a blend. METHODS AND MATERIALS: Antimicrobial activity was… Read more »

Effects of patchouli and cinnamon essential oils on biofilm and hyphae formation by Candida species

Farisa Banu S, Rubini D, Shanmugavelan P, Murugan R, Gowrishankar S, Karutha Pandian S, Nithyanand P Journal de Mycologie Medicale, 2018 ABSTRACT: The prevalence and fatality rates with biofilm-associated candidal infections have remained a challenge to the medical fraternity despite major advances in the field of antifungal therapy. Traditionally, essential oils (EOs) from the aromatic… Read more »

Cinnamomum zeylanicum bark essential oil induces cell wall remodelling and spindle defects in Candida albicans

Shahina Z, El-Ganiny AM, Minion J, Whiteway M, Sultana T, Dahms TES Fungal Biology and Biotechnology, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) bark extract exhibits potent inhibitory activity against Candida albicans but the antifungal mechanisms of this essential oil remain largely unexplored. RESULTS: We analyzed the impact of cinnamon bark oil on C. albicans RSY150,… Read more »

The Neuroprotective Effects of Cinnamic Aldehyde in an MPTP Mouse Model of Parkinson’s Disease

Bae WY, Choi JS, Jeong JW International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2018 ABSTRACT: Cinnamic aldehyde (CA), a key flavor compound in cinnamon essential oil, has been identified as an anti-oxidant, anti-angiogenic, and anti-inflammatory material. Recently, the neuroprotective effects of CA have been reported in various neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson’s disease (PD). In neurons, autophagy is… Read more »