Cinnamon is warming, antispasmodic, its stimulates appetite and digestive juices it is perfectly indicated for indigestion, gas and bloating, stomach upset and diarrhoea. It is often combined with other common digestive herbs such as Dandelion root, Fennel seed, Chamomile flower and Gentian root. When combined with Wormwood and Blackwalnut it is typically used to combat parasites. Eugenol, a constituent of cinnamon oil is often found in toothpastes and mouth washes and acts as a local anesthetic and antiseptic. Its natural sweetness is used to satisfy sweet cravings when added to teas and recipes.
Cinnamon is an excellent way of helping to eliminate excess mucous and is also beneficial for fighting infections and inflammation of the respiratory tract – the simple common cold, cough and sinusitis are relieved and comforted.
Musculoskeletal & Circulatory
Acting as a warming, circulatory stimulant it is indicated for chilblains or poor peripheral circulation leading to cold hands and feet.