Cinnamon

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Cinnamon
(cinnamomum zeylanicum)

The aromatic tree bark commonly grown in Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon). Used as a common spice in the kitchen and sometimes also for flavouring coffee.

   

Functions / Benefits
Antispasmodic (relieves spasms and cramps). Anti-microbial. Antiseptic. Carminative (relaxes the stomach and reduces gas). Promotes digestion. Warming digestive and circulatory stimulant. Capable of suppressing the growth of numerous micro-organisms (incl. E.Coli, Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans).

Indications
Colds. Fevers. Weak digestion. Feeling weak. Poor appetite. Acidity. General debility.

Contraindications
None known.

Method & Dose
Ingestion: Add 1 inch (2.5cm) of cinnamon quill, or a pinch of the powder, to teas (for colds and fevers).
Ingestion: Add 10-20 drops of the tincture to any medicine (to improve digestion or debility).

 
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