Working with Cinnamon
Cinnamon is taken for uterine and gastrointestinal hemorrhage and for nose bleeds. Because of its astringent nature, it is used for diarrhea, and it is an effective nausea and indigestion remedy. In Chinese medicine, cinnamon is used to warm the interior, for aching of joints, chest obstruction, and phlegm retention. Cinnamon bark is one of the most important herbs in the materia medica for warming the body, activating blood, dispelling internal coldness, and improving digestion. Cinnamon oil is commonly used in mouthwashes, cosmetics, and liniments.
Cinnamon has a taste of ACRID, SWEET and a temperature of VERY WARM.
Conditions treated with Cinnamon
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.