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Cinnamon (Cinnamomum)


Cinnamon

Effect:

Stomach-strengthening, liver-strengthening, antiseptic, anti-bacteria, stimulating blood circulation


Areas of application:

Colds, diarrhea, upset stomach with vomiting, excessive menstruation, strains, bruises, muscle strain, rheumatism, sore teeth, abscesses, probably lowers blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics (still being researched), reduces LDL cholesterol


Plant parts used:

Leaves, bark and roots


Collection time:

May and June; October and November


To find:

In China, Sri Lanka, India, in our stores or online.


Ingredients:

essential oil with eugenol, tannins, sesquiterpenes, polyphenol, mucilage


Miscellaneous:

☕ Tea: Pour 1/4 liter of boiling water over 1 teaspoon of bark and let it steep for 10 minutes. 2 to 3 cups per day are sufficient, always drink with meals and use as a treatment.


🛑 Warning: Cinnamon should not be taken during pregnancy or if you have stomach and intestinal ulcers.


Cinnamon is well known as a spice, and its scent is present in almost all households, especially at Christmas time. It goes well in beer, grog, mulled wine, punch, cookies, spice cakes and stollen. Cinnamon is also classic in apple strudel, rice pudding, chocolate and compotes. In India, cinnamon is part of the curry spice mixture and is used to economically season fish, poultry and meat.


The essential cinnamon oil can be used in the aroma lamp, for inhalation or as a sauna infusion.


Hildegard von Bingen: Cinnamon is warm and has strong powers. Anyone who eats it often has good juices because it suppresses the bad ones. The person who is afflicted with gout and thereby has paralysis, put the wood and leaves of the tree (as long as they have juice in them) in a steel vessel and pour wine over it and let it boil and drink it often warm and he will be cured become. But a person whose head is full so that it is difficult for him to exhale through the nose, powder the cinnamon and often eat this powder with a bite of bread. It dissolves the harmful juices.

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