Cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia) – loose bark herb

CinnamonCinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum.

Traditional therapeutic use

  • Stimulates carbohydrate/sugar metabolism and reduces the risk of type-2 diabetes.
  • Prebiotic properties may improve gut health.
  • Relieves digestive discomfort.
  • Helps break down fats.
  • Appetite Reducer.
  • Antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal.
  • Full of antioxidants, with anti-inflammatory effects.
  • Reduced blood pressure.

Possible side effects & interactions

Cinnamon is considered safe in normal food quantities.

SIDE EFFECTS: If consumed in high doses, Cinnamon can cause heartburn, indigestion, and mild sweating. Over time, the accumulation of coumarin in the body can impede blood clotting and lead to liver damage. It can also trigger an allergic response in some people, usually mild to moderate in severity.

Our plants are harvested during particular seasons, times of the day and according to the lunar calendar to ensure the plants or parts of it have the highest nutritional value. For example, roots are picked on a waning moon. Once harvested, they are packaged by hand because we try to avoid using metal equipment and utensils that could reduce the beneficial properties of the plant.

Because these products do contain active ingredients, please ensure that you do not exceed the recommended doses and if in any doubt, or if you experience any side effects – however slight – please consult your doctor or healthcare professional.

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