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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Table 1: Antibacterial activity of different concentrations of spice extracts Diameter of inhibition zone in mm against various concentrations of spice extracts Pathogenic organisms Cinnamomum verum 25 % 50 % 75 % 100 % Pseudomonas lundensis 2 mm 16 m -- 8 mm Bacillus cereus 19 mm 5 mm 2 mm -- Aspergillus niger 2 mm 15 m 11 mm 16 mm Aspergillus flavus 14 mm 15 m 2 mm 10 mm Diameter of inhibition zone in mm against various concentrations of spice extracts Pathogenic organisms Syzygium aromaticum 25 % 50 % 75 % 100 % Pseudomonas lundensis 3 mm -- 3 mm 11 mm Bacillus cereus 3 mm 11 mm 1 mm 21 mm Aspergillus niger 10 mm 12 mm 10 mm 18 mm Aspergillus flavus 13 mm 14 mm 15 mm 10 mm
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The bark of Cinnamomum verum contains upto 4% of essential oil of which a major component is eugenol.
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