Cinnamon is a spice and is considered a mild astringent or a compound that helps to shrink skin tissue. It is a strong spice that does possess a certain harshness for those with sensitive skin. When you use a product with natural essential oils of cinnamon or cinnamon powder you may experience a warm sensation on your skin as the cinnamo
n stimulates your skin. Cinnamon has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties making it a beneficial ingredient to use in all natural soaps.