A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Other Names: Cinnamon, Dalchini, Chinese Cinnamon, Blume, Cassia, False Cinnamon, Bastard Cinnamon, Cassia Lignea, Cassia Bark, Cinnamomum Cassia, Cinnamomum Verum, True Cinnamon comes from Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
Traditional Usages: Culinary Spice, Weak Digestion, Feeble Appetitie, Flatulence, Stops Vomitting, Hyperacidity, Irritable Bowel, Summer Diarrhea, Influenza, Colds, Chest Complaints, Snakebite, Reduce Blood Pressure, Fevers, Promote Regular and Easy Menstrual Cycles, Antseptic, Mosquito Bite, Anti-Aging, Allergy, Arthritis, Fungal Infections, Coughs, Toothache, Hair Loss, Digestive Problems, Nausea,
Resources: Asia, Australia, Burma, Japan, Central America, Korea, North America, Russia, South China, Vietnam, Pacific Ocean Islands, Sri Lanka, India
Parts Used: Bark, Flowers, Stem, Essential Oil
Administration Method: Cut or ground bark for teas, essential oils, preparations for internal use.
Herb Action: Antibacterial, Fungistatic, 
Herbal Research: Cinnamon Remedies
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. Avoid large doses. Possible allergic reactions of the skin and mucosa.

Cinnamon - Herbal remedy for Appendicitis: Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and reduces pain associated with appendicitis. Cinnamon powder can be sprinkled on foods such as cereals, oatmeal and yoghurts. One teaspoon of ground cinnamon can be used daily for two weeks. Use  in milk, tea and any food.

Cinnamon - Herbal remedy for Halitosis: Chew a half inch stick of cinnamon or make a mouthwash by adding one teaspoon of ground cinnamon to half a glass of warm water.

Cinnamon - Herbal remedy for Hernia:  Cinnamon calms and soothes the stomach. Use half a teaspoon in tea or warm milk three times daily until condition improves.

Cinnamon - Herbal remedy for Malaria: Put one glass of water in a small pot. Add honey, ground black pepper and cinnamon powder to it. Boil this water for some time and then allow it to cool down. Drink three cups daily until condition improves.

Cinnamon – Herbal remedy for Menstrual Cramps: The anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties associated with cinnamon can ease the symptoms of menstrual cramps. Sprinkle cinnamon on your breakfast cereals or add to your tea.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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