Cinnamon is known for its intense scent and sweet flavor. However, aside from its culinary benefits, cinnamon is commonly used in spell crafting and has been revered for centuries as a herb of healing, spiritual awareness, and protection. So how can you use this magical herb in your own life? Let’s find out.
What Does Cinnamon Symbolize?
Native to Sri Lanka and Myanmar, cinnamon is a very positive herb that has been a symbol of fertility, love, spirituality, protection, good luck and health for centuries. Cinnamon represents masculine energy and is associated with the Sun and the element of Fire.
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Cinnamon use was first recorded in Chinese writings dating back to 2800BC. In China, cinnamon is associated with yang energy and is believed to have the power to increase the free flow of Chi (Qi) throughout the body that aid health and healing. In medieval times, cinnamon was famed for its healing properties and was used to heal a variety of ailments.
Throughout history, cinnamon has also been highly regarded as a herb that can raise spiritual awareness due to its high vibration. Cinnamon has the power to activate the third eye chakra promoting physic awareness and intuition.
4 Spiritual Benefits of Cinnamon
Here are 4 powerful spiritual benefits of cinnamon.
1. Carry cinnamon with you for attracting good luck & wealth
The high vibration of cinnamon makes it an excellent good luck charm that will also work to shield you from negative energies and spiritual attacks. Carrying a stick of cinnamon in your wallet or purse, or even adding a few drops of cinnamon oil to the outside of your purse, is said to attract prosperity both on a physical level and on a spiritual level.
Other herbs that work well with cinnamon and increase its wealth attracting abilities are cloves, cardamom and nutmeg.
So you can consider carrying a combination of these herbs (like one stick of cinnamon and a couple of cloves) to increase the power of cinnamon.
2. Use cinnamon + clove spray for protection
Just the thought of cinnamon is known to invoke a sense of warmth and homeliness.
Making a simple cinnamon spray will allow you to invoke these feelings of protection whenever you feel lethargic, down, or when you feel like everything is going wrong in your life.
Simply put a handful of crushed cinnamon sticks and cloves into 300ml of boiled water and allow to infuse for a few minutes.
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Then spray the concoction (after pouring it in a spray bottle) in each of the four corners of your home and by the front door to increase prosperity and health, and to ward off negative energies.
The magical properties of clove will work with the spiritual healing properties of cinnamon to shield your home in a protective and uplifting scent.
3. Burn cinnamon for cleansing and to dispel negative energy
Cinnamon can be burned by placing powdered cinnamon or stick incense on a charcoal disc.
You can also directly burn a cinnamon stick however do be careful to ensure you have a bowl for the burning embers to drop into.
Traditionally, cinnamon is almost as popular as white sage or Palo Santo in its ability to purify a space.
Simply light your incense and walk around your room, allowing the smoke to enter every corner to dispel any negativity that has entered your home.
This process is also thought to promote physical healing, love, and success, as well as increasing your spiritual awareness which will help you to trust your own intuition.
Alternatively you can put a couple of cinnamon sticks into boiling water and let the resulting steam circulate in different areas of your home that need cleansing. You can also wash the floors of your home with cinnamon infused water.
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4. Place cinnamon sticks around your home for protection & to block negative energy
If you are looking to create an effective protective barrier around your home, try tying cinnamon sticks together on a piece of string and hanging them above your front door.
The most common number of sticks used is nine as it is a number that has spiritual significance in numerous cultures, including Buddhism and the Baha’i faith, and is believed to symbolize perfection, love, enlightenment, and compassion.
Aside from your front door, you can also place cinnamon sticks on your window sills if you are worried about negative energies entering through other areas of your home.
Alternatively, you can also sprinkle a few pinches of powdered cinnamon around your room and window sills for protection.
Points to Bear in Mind
When it comes to burning cinnamon or using cinnamon essential oils, you need to ensure that you do not use too much or burn it too often. Although cinnamon has numerous health benefits, too much of it can have the opposite effect and can cause dizziness, fatigue, and shakiness.
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Cinnamon is an incredibly powerful and revered herb that has a multitude of spiritual and physical healing benefits. Even smelling cinnamon can bring back warm memories of cakes being baked in the oven, or Christmas around the fireplace so it is perhaps no surprise that it can be used to raise our vibrations too and make us feel more joyful, focused, and confident.
The prosperity that cinnamon is associated with can come in many forms, from financial gains to finding love or raising self-awareness. So, think about what is missing from your life and use this herb to manifest your own desires!