Herbs & Natural Foods for Health
Scientific Name - Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Properties - Astringent, stimulant, carminative, anti-infective, antifungal, digestive aid
Common Uses - Used as a flavoring for foods, it may aid digestion, and lessen the potential of food poisoning or food-borne disease.
Parts Used - Oil, bark
Locating & Handling - Purchase cinnamon bark ground or in sticks in the spice section of the grocery store. Cinnamon oil is also readily available.
Caution - None
Origin - Native to Sri Lanka, India. One of the spices responsible for the start of world trade.
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