cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)

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« Cinnamon stimulates the birth of new neurons in the brain and encourages the survival of existing neurons »

Common name(s): cinnamon

Family: Lauraceae

Origin: Asia

Parts used: aerial

Constituents: essential oil (cinnamaldehyde, cinamyl acetate, cinnamyl alcohol, cuminaldehyde, eugenol, methyleugenol), tannins, cinnzelanin, cinnzelanol, coumarin, methylhydroxychalcone polymers

Therapeutic actions: aromatic, digestive stimulant, astringent, carminative, styptic, sedative, tonic

Organs or systems affected: central nervous system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system

Main medicinal uses:

  • enhances memory
  • relieves migraines and other headaches
  • aids digestion and combats diarrhea
  • relaxes spasms caused by gas or other digestive problems
  • calms respiratory disorders
  • acts as an aphrodisiac
  • protects the heart and improves circulation

Counterindications: Generally regarded as safe when consumed in normal daily amounts. Avoid excessive use, as it may result in serios disorders. Consult with your doctor if you experience any problems while consuming cinnamon.

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