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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

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]

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]
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Cinnamomum zeylanicum has the ability to activate the immune system by regulating anti-and pro-inflammatory responses (Cao et al.
Katulanda, "Medicinal properties of "true" cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum): a systematic review," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
The effect of Cinnamomum zeylanicum on histological structure of testis in rats.
The human folk medicine reports the activity of the essential oil of Cinnamomum zeylanicum against bacteria, viruses and parasites and suggested its use for the treatment of intestinal worms and skin parasites (Baltz, 2001).
JAYAWARDENA & SMITH (2010) avaliaram a composicao do OES de Cinnamomum zeylanicum extraido de folhas no qual predominava o eugenol (98%); ja, quando extraido da casca, era rico em cinamaldeido (>80%).
Ameliorative effect of the cinnamon oil from Cinnamomum zeylanicum upon early stage diabetic nephropathy.
(28) Holley and Patel (29) showed that essential oils obtained from Coriandrum sativum, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Cymbopogon citratus, Satureja montana (Coriander, cinnamon, lemon grass, geysey) were effective against Aspegillus niger, Candida albicans, Rhizopus oligosporus, and showed that essential oils obtained from Thymus vulgaris, Pimpinella anisum, Cinnamomum zeylanicum plants (thyme, anise and cinnamon) had fungicidal activity against Aspergillus flavus, Aspargillus parasiticus, Aspergillus ochraceus, and Fusarium moniliforme.
Irwin & Barneby 8 6 6 Mimosa bimucronata (DC.) Kuntze 68 8 -- Enterolobium contortisiliquum (Vell.) Morong 1 -- -- Lamiaceae Vitex megapotamica (Spreng.) Moldenke -- -- 1 Lauraceae Ocotea acutifolia (Nees) Mez 4 -- 3 Nectandra lanceolata Nees -- 13 17 Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume 1 12 20 Ocoteapuberula (Rich.) Nees 17 34 33 Ocotea pulchella (Nees) Mez 2 5 2 Nectandra megapotamica (Spreng.) Mez -- 8 15 Melastomataceae Miconia cinerascens Miq.
(2010) in the investigation of the oil of Cinnamomum zeylanicum against food-related bacteria.