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Cinnamon, with it’s uniquely warming and spicy scent, has been an integral part of incense manufacturing for thousands of years. It is often mixed with other aromatic ingredients such as sandalwood or agarwood to open up the fragrance profile and make it more complex.
It’s one of the iconic fragrances of Christmas.
There are typically 4 types of cinnamon available on the open market:
Origin: China (cassia), Southern India, and Sri Lanka.
What Does Cinnamon Incense Smell Like?
Cinnamon has a sharp, yet warming aroma, with notes of spice, fruit, pepper, and vanilla.
True cinnamon has a distinctly softer and sweeter aroma than it’s Cassia counterpart, which has a deeper aroma.
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Metaphysical Meaning of Cinnamon Incense
Elemental Symbolism: Fire
Astrological Symbolism: Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius.
Planetary Symbolism: Sun