Cinnamomum verum flowers



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Cinnamomum verum flowers



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Cinnamomum verum flowers



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Ayurvedic uses :-

It is a good addition to teas for coughs and colds and is sometimes used in steam inhalations for respiratory conditions.

In India it is used at the first sign of a cold to prevent it.

Cinnamomum verum plant



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Common names :- True cinnamon or Ceylon cinnamon.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

Division:               Magnoliophyta

Class:     Magnoliopsida

Order:   Laurales

Family:  Lauraceae

Genus: Cinnamomum

Species:               C. verum

Binomial name : Cinnamomum verum

Cinnamomum cassia flowers



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Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Magnoliids

Order:   Laurales

Family:  Lauraceae

Genus: Cinnamomum

Species:               C. cassia

Binomial name : Cinnamomum cassia

 

Common names :- Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon.

In Ayurvedic medicine Cinnamon oil is used in external applications for rheumatism, aching joints and stiffness. It is also used for toothache and sore gums, much like clove oil.