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cin·na·mon

(sin'ă-mon),
1. The dried bark of Cinnamomum loureirii Nees (family Lauraceae), an aromatic bark used as a spice and, in medicine, as an adjuvant, carminative, and aromatic stomachic. Synonym(s): Saigon cinnamon
2. The dried inner bark of the shoots of Cinnamomum zeylanicum. Synonym(s): Ceylon cinnamon, Sri Lanka cinnamon
Synonym(s): cassia bark
[L. fr. G. kinnamōmon, cinnamon]

cinnamon

[sin′əmən]
Etymology: Gk, kinnamomon
the aromatic inner bark of several species of Cinnamomum, a tree native to the East Indies and China. Saigon cinnamon is commonly used as a carminative, an aromatic stimulant, and a spice. cinnamic, adj.

cinnamon

Herbal medicine
A tree native to the Indian subcontinent, the bark of which contains cinnamanic aldehyde, eugenol and tannins; it is antibacterial, carminative, stimulates the appetite and is used for gastrointestinal complaints.

cin·na·mon

(sin'ă-mŏn)
The dried bark of Cinnamomum loureirii, an aromatic bark used as a spice and, in medicine, as an adjuvant, carminative, and aromatic stomachic.
[L. fr. G. kinnamōmon, cinnamon]

cinnamon,

n Latin name:
Cinnamomum spp.; parts used: bark, leaves; uses: antifungal, aromatic, analgesic, diarrhea, colds, stomach pain, appetite loss, hypertension, bronchitis, internal bleeding; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; can cause elevated heartbeat, stomatitis, glossitis, gingivitis, anorexia, labored breathing. Also called
Cassia, Cassia lignea, ceylon cinnamon, Chinese cinnamon, cinnamomom, false cinnamon, Panang cinnamon, Padang cassia, Saigon cassia, or
Saigon cinnamon.

cin·na·mon

(sin'ă-mŏn)
Dried aromatic bark of Cinnamomum loureirii used as a spice and, in medicine, as an adjuvant, carminative, and aromatic stomachic.
[L. fr. G. kinnamōmon, cinnamon]

cinnamon

a herbal preparation obtained from the bark of Cinnamomum spp. It is used as an astringent in the treatment of diarrhea and flatulence. Cinnamon oil, sometimes used as a name for Cassia Oil, has similar activity, but contains cinnamaldehyde, which has been associated with hypersensitivity reactions.
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