Only the rind is used as a remedy, and the remaining parts are used as a spice. The fruits are not eaten, the wax for scented candles is squeezed out of them. From the leaves that are placed in the dishes as a spice (similar to the bay leaf), the oil is taken from which you can make cinnamon water and tincture. The outer rind of the tree has no healing properties. Its inner, light pink brown part is useful. If the rind is bitter, then it is not cinnamon, but a rind of some other tree.
Due to tannin, it is also used as a cure for diarrhea.
People who easily get excited cannot bear it. Cinnamon enhances the heart and stomach, revives nerves and refreshes blood, helps with poor digestion, the formation of too much acid and mucus in the stomach, vomiting with cramps, bloody diarrhea, bleeding from the uterus, as well as during long and painful periods (or after delivery). It is applied against strong heartbeat and against nerve diseases. Also, it reduces a toothache and pain associated with muscle strains. It stimulates urination and acts against bone pain. The cinnamon is recommended for diets without salt and in dietary nutrition against liver disease. It is used in medicine to improve the taste and smell of iron preparations for pills with an unpleasant odor. Cinnamon is thought to increase the sexual activity.
In ancient Arabic treatises, it is written: “Cinnamon improves mood and cheers, increases the power of the brain and the heart.
Due to the refined aroma, the most common is the Ceylon Cinnamon. It is a dried internal crust of young tree saplings from Cinnamomum Zeylam’cium Blume tree. The Ceylon Cinnamon is a type of thin (0.3 to 1 mm) and smooth petals on the inner cymbals that, when folded, are a cymbal stick. The most prized are the sticks consisting of the smallest and the smoothest leaves, marked with “00000”, and the thickest and the worst are marked with “0”.
Doctor of Medicine, O. D. Barnaul writes: “In our practice, we recommend cinnamon or include it in mixtures as a mood-altering agent, in severe reactive neuroses, memory problems, intellectual effort, nursing change of the psyche, in the period after stroke, in paralysis, decreased appetite, depression, tuberculosis patients, chronic bronchitis. ”
Here are what you can do from cinnamon
30 grams of sweetened cinnamon peel, half a liter of sweet red wine. Let it stand for 6 days. Drink one small glass three times a day before eating.
Even more effective is the cinnamon wine prepared in the following way: 100 grams of black wine, 8 grams of cinnamon tincture, 6 grams of tincture of lemon balm and 30 grams of sugar syrup. It is consumed at 1 to 2 hours per one large spoon.
100 grams of dried cinnamon peel should be dipped in half a liter of 80 percent alcohol, left to stand for 15 days, squeezed and consumed three times a day 20-30 drops before eating.
Cooked wine with cinnamon:
In 1 liter of white wine put a cinnamon stick, then 10 cloves and 100 grams of sugar. Heat to boiling, and drink it while it’s hot.
Cinnamon in large quantities is prohibited for pregnant women may cause miscarriage.
The essential oil obtained from the leaves is not toxic, but it can cause irritation. The essential oil of the crust is toxic, many bakes, and even just one drop causes inflammation if it falls On the skin. So, it should not be applied externally, because it is one of the most dangerous oils.