cinnamomum zeylanicum

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cinnamomum zeylanicum
Other Names:

Tree of Canela, Cinamomo.

It is a species that is found in various states of central and southern parts of the country and is commonly used for infertility. The treatment is to administer the daily baking of cinnamon with chamomile and governor, also used to induce childbirth, it is recommended to ingest the infusion mixed with bay leaves and chamomile; as a remedy to produce more milk, take the infusion with piloncillo, pulque and herb San Francisco. On the other hand, Tan is ihgiere as tea to treat colic, stomach pain, diarrhea, dysentery and vomiting bile. In discomforts of liver is used for baking the crust with Savile, and for cough and neuralgia is taken as a tea in the morning and night, mixed with Tila.

Tree of up to 20 m tall, thick bark and pale color. The leaves are bright and elongated. The flowers are grouped and fruits originate in purple. It originated in India and living in warm climates, semi, dry and mild. It grows in houses and cultivated farmland and is associated with the tropical deciduous forest, subcaducifolia, subperennifolia, evergreen; mountain cloud forests of oak and pine.

Used Part.

The bark of the branches of the private tender suber external and underlying parenchymal (second crust)

Active Principles.

Essential oil (1, 2 - 2%) Cinnamic aldehyde (50 - 75%) eugenol (4 - 10%) traces of carbides terpénicos (pinene, cineol, phellandrene, linalol) and metilamilcetona; carbohydrates, mucilages, tannins, traces of coumarin.

According to RFE, the dry drug must contain at least 12 ml / kg of essential oil.

Drug Action.

Stimulating appetite, eupéptico, Carmine, antiseptic, spasmolytic, emenagogo, antidismenorréico.

At the external level: slightly astringent, rubefaciente.


Inappetence, dyspepsia hiposecretoras, meteorism, gastrointestinal spasms, colitis, gastritis, bronchitis, emphysema, bronchiectasis, asthma, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea.

In topical use: parodontopatías, dermatomycosis, otitis, vulvovaginitis.


Do not administer, or topically applied to children under six years old or people with respiratory allergies or with known hypersensitivity to this or other essential oils: those of cinnamon, vanilla and balsam of Peru are often cross - reactions.

Unless otherwise indicated, we recommend not to prescribe essential oils through internal during pregnancy, lactation, children under six years or patients with gastritis, gastric ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, hepatopathy, epilepsy, Parkinson and other neurological diseases.

Do not prescribe dosage forms with alcohol content to children under two years or consultants in the process of alcohol addiction.

Side Effects.

The essential oil of cinnamon is responsible for the dermatitis of the hands of pastry. The consumption of chewing gum flavored with cinnamon originates perioral dermatitis.

Caution / Poisoning.

Using the essential oil with caution over the possibility of occurrence of contact dermatitis, irritation of mucous membranes or allergic reactions (bronchospasm) At high doses can cause nerve disorders (drug) Take into account the alcohol content of the fluid extract, tincture and syrup.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

Infusion: 1 to 3 grams per cup. Boil 2 minutes and infuse for 10. Three cups a day before meals.

Fluid Extract: 30 - 50 drops, one to three times a day.

Tincture (1 - 5%) 50 - 100 drops, one to three times a day.

Dust micronized: 250 - 500 mg / capsule, one to three a day.

Essential oil: 2 or 3 drops on a sugar cube, or in capsules (25 - 50 mg / capsule) three times daily before meals.

Syrup (10% dye) One to three tablespoons a day.

Topical use:

Infusion: 5 grams per cup. Infuse 10 minutes, Apply in the form of compresses, washes, mouthwashes, irrigations or instillations.

Tincture (1: 10) Apply locally.

Essential oil (diluted to 5% in sweet almond oil) 2 or 3 applications per day.


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