Cinnamon Bark

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)

Cinnamon is derived from the bark of the evergreen laurel tree and has a long history of use as a culinary spice and for medicinal purposes.

Chinese medical texts from thousands of years ago reports its use for heart problems, influenza, digestive and urinary problems.

Today, the most impressive health benefits of cinnamon include managing diabetes, protecting against fungal and bacterial infections and its ability to improve brain function.

It is also helpful in preventing certain cognitive disorders, improving digestion, and boosting the immune system.

Part used

Stem bark outer

Energetics

Pungent, sweet, astringent, aromatic, dry

Actions

Astringent, antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anticancer, immunomodulator, antidiarrhoeal, carminative, hypoglycaemic, hypoinsulinaemic, hypolipidaemic

Indications
  • Digestive disorders including flatulent dyspepsia, nausea and diarrhoea
  • Bacterial and viral infections including the common cold and influenza
  • Fungal infections including tinea pedis and candida
  • Diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Possible cancer prophylaxis and treatment adjuvant
  • Oxidative stress and inflammatory disorders.
References

https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/cinnamon.html

https://www.webmd.com/diet/supplement-guide-cinnamon

https://www.britannica.com/plant/cinnamon

Related Products

Cinnamon is used in our Australian Outback Chai, Australian Wattleseed, Digestive, Energy, Masala Chai, Rooibos, Spiced Apple, Spicy Chai, Turkish Delight and Women’s Wellness Tea as well as our Sex Dust, Spirit Dust, Spark Dust, Shine Dust and Soothe Dust.