cinnamon-bark oil


: a light-yellow essential oil that is obtained from the bark of a tropical tree (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) of Sri Lanka and southern India and is used in medicine, flavoring, and perfumery

called also cinnamon oil

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“Cinnamon-bark oil.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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