Cinnamon ( Cinnamomum zeylanicum ) is organically grown in Sri lanka/India
AKA True Cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
Cautions please be aware that herbs, although natural can interact with certain medications, and that they may be ill advised to use under certain health conditions. Please consult a qualified health practitioner for cautions pertinent to you.
No therapeutic claim is made or intended for this product. Information is for educational purposes only.
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Internally Cinnamon is used to cure digestive problems, especially cramping and flatulence. It is also used for vomiting, gastroenteritis and diarrhea. It is a warming herb, and improves the circulation. It is also germicidal. According to Chinese medicine, the herb can be used for pain and congestion. It is considered a useful herb to move the qi, or vital energy when it gets stuck in the abdomen. The herbal tea can relieve gas in the stomach. Larger doses can have a laxative effect. Externally Cinnamon oil is used in aromatherapy. The oil from the leaf is less irritating to the skin than that made from the bud or bark. When the oil is used sparingly, it can strengthen those who feel weak. It tones the body and affects the digestive and lymphatic systems in a positive way. It tightens the skin. Due to its germicidal qualities, it makes a good additive to mouthwash, gargles and toothpaste to treat mouth infections.
Pregnant women should not use this herb. If you suffer from a stomach or duodenal ulcer, do not use. Also avoid if you have a fever, are red and sweating or suffer from irritable bowel syndrome. Use cinnamon with caution if you have multiple allergies or sensitivities. If pregnant, don't take more than a cup of herbal tea per day. Side effects may include sweating, an overall warm sensation, headaches, diarrhea or nausea. If you have fever or diarrhea caused by flu, food poisoning or colitis, this herb may make it worse.