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Herb Information
Name: Cinnamon
Biological Name:

Cinnamomum cassia, Cinnamomum zeylanicum; Cinnamomum saigonicum; Cinnamomum aromaticum; Cinnamomum laurus

Lauraceae

Other Names: Cinnamon, Tvak, Dalchini, Daruchini

Karuva, Vazhana, tamalapatra

Description:

Cinnamon tree

This plant is indigenous to India and Sri Lanka.

Parts Used: Bark
Medicinal Applications

Actions 

alterative, analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, anti-rheumatic, antispasmodic, aromatic, astringent, carminative, demulcent, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, germicide, hemostatic, stimulant, stomachic

Uses

backaches
bronchitis
colds
congestion
diarrhea
dysentery
edema
flu
gas
headaches
hiccup
indigestion
liver problems
menorrhagia
menstrual pain
melancholy
muscle tension
nausea
pain of the waist and knees
palpitations
toothache
vomiting

Dosage: 

Infusion, decoction, powder, oil

Safety:

Caution: Bleeding disorders.

No information about the safety of this herb is available.
Use caution. Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination with others to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other. Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.

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