Making Cinnamon inFUSED Wear         part 1 - History & Uses       part 2 - Scientific Research     www.aromanticwear.com
This presentation is forinformation purposes only      and should not be   interpreted as specific      medical advice.
Centuries of Cinnamon      Illustration of Powdered Saigon Cinnamon   Sayre: A Manual of organic materia medica and pharma...
Why Cinnamonaromatic                                   antibacterial           anti-inflammatory propertiesstimulates bloo...
In the Quảng Nam Provinceof Vietnam live some of the  most vibrant cinnamon trees in the world, a land    with a centruies...
Baby Cinnamon Trees - Bloom
Farmers tend the entire life cycle until final harvest and                      grading
The medicinal componet of Cinnamon is derived       from its Oil        Which is derived from        the leaves, bark and ...
After sunlight curing, cinnamon treeparts are left intact or combined with        other raw materials         drying cinna...
Traditional & Modern Fabrication
PERSONAL WEAR
PERSONAL CARE
ALL PARTS OF THE CINNAMON parts ARE USED products are made from all TREE of the tree
End of Part 1 - Thank You ! ~ Part 2 next . . .
PART 2Scientific Research
For complete references of the Monographof Cinnamon (Cinnamomum spp.) and research,    please reference The Natural Standa...
The Research in this document is derived from                   The Natural Standard                      www.naturalstand...
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum spp.)  1-methoxy-4-(1-propenyl) benzene (transanethole), 2-substituted 4-(3H)-           r e l a t e ...
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum spp.)        r e l a t e dCeylonzimtbaum (German), chadana (Sanskrit), chek tum phka loeng (Khmer), C...
Background        Cinnamon has been used as a spice in several cultures for centuries.  It was traditionally used to relie...
Uses Based scientific on evidence  These uses have been tested in humans or animals.    Safety and effectiveness have not ...
Uses Based scientific on evidence                        Angina (chest pain)The use of cinnamon for bacterial angina has b...
Uses Based scientific on evidence  Cinnamon has been granted GRAS (GenerallyRecognized as Safe) status as a food additive ...
Uses Based scientific on evidence                      Allergic rhinitis Preliminary evidence suggests that cinnamon may h...
Uses Based scientific on evidence                  Bacterial InfectionPreliminary study suggests that cinnamon may treat b...
Uses Based scientific on evidence                             DiabetesBased on human study, cinnamon has been used to cont...
Uses Based scientific on evidence        Helicobacter pylori infection Preliminary evidence suggests that cinnamon extract...
Uses Based scientific on evidence                     Insect repellantPreliminary evidence suggests that cassia oil (Cinna...
Uses Based scientific on evidence            Metabolic syndrome          (coronary heart disease)  Preliminary study sugge...
Uses based on tradition or theoryThe below uses are based on tradition or scientific theories. Theyoften have not been tho...
Uses based on tradition or             theory Abdominal pain, abortifacient (induces abortion), abscess, acaricidal   (kil...
Uses based on tradition or            theory     Cystitis (inflammation of urinary bladder), dental caries  (cavities), de...
Uses based on tradition or             theoryInflammatory conditions, kidney disorders, lice, liver disease, long-  term d...
DOSING     The below doses are based on scientific research, publications, traditional use, or expert opinion. Many herbs ...
DOSING                         Adults (over 18 years old) There are no proven effective medicinal doses for cinnamon. Cinn...
DOSING For diabetes, various doses of cinnamon (capsules, powder, extract)have been studied. 1-6 grams of cinnamon daily h...
SAFETY                Children (under 18 years old)There is no proven safe or effective medicinal dose of cinnamon in chil...
Allergies   Avoid in individuals with a        known allergy or  hypersensitivity to cinnamon,        its constituents,mem...
Side Effects and Warnings     Cinnamon is likely safe when taken by mouth short-term.   As with any spice or drug, cinnamo...
Side Effects and WarningsCinnamaldehyde (the chemical compound that gives cinnamonits spice) may cause swelling of the lip...
Side Effects and Warnings Although not well studied in humans, large amounts of cinnamon (more than those found in foods) ...
Side Effects and Warnings    Cinnamon may lower blood sugar levels. Use cautiously in patients with diabetes or low       ...
Side Effects and Warnings        Pregnancy & BreastfeedingCinnamon is not recommended in medicinal amounts in pregnant or ...
INTERACTIONSMost herbs and supplements have not been thoroughly tested   for interactions with other herbs, supplements, d...
INTERACTIONS with Drugs  Cinnamon may have antibacterial activity. Use cautiously with antibiotic medications,  due to pos...
INTERACTIONS with Drugs  Cinnamon may interfere with the way the body processes certain drugs using the   liver’s “cytochr...
Interactions with Herbs & Dietary            Supplements       Cinnamon may have antibacterial activity.Use cautiously wit...
Interactions with Herbs & Dietary             Supplements    Use cautiously with herbs and supplements that are taken for ...
Interactions with Herbs & Dietary            Supplements Caution is advised when using other herbs or supplements that    ...
References   This information is based on a systematic review of scientificliterature, and was peer- reviewed and edited b...
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  1. 1. Making Cinnamon inFUSED Wear part 1 - History & Uses part 2 - Scientific Research www.aromanticwear.com
  2. 2. This presentation is forinformation purposes only and should not be interpreted as specific medical advice.
  3. 3. Centuries of Cinnamon Illustration of Powdered Saigon Cinnamon Sayre: A Manual of organic materia medica and pharmacognosy Courtesy of http://www.archive.org/
  4. 4. Why Cinnamonaromatic antibacterial anti-inflammatory propertiesstimulates blood circulation natural
  5. 5. In the Quảng Nam Provinceof Vietnam live some of the most vibrant cinnamon trees in the world, a land with a centruies old tradition of growing & harvesting the regions prized cinnamon Cinnamomum loureirii has thrived in the centralhighlands of Vietnam for centuries. Its cinnamon treesare said to contain the highest percent of the medicinal component of cinnamon found in its oil -
  6. 6. Baby Cinnamon Trees - Bloom
  7. 7. Farmers tend the entire life cycle until final harvest and grading
  8. 8. The medicinal componet of Cinnamon is derived from its Oil Which is derived from the leaves, bark and sometimes roots
  9. 9. After sunlight curing, cinnamon treeparts are left intact or combined with other raw materials drying cinnamon bark
  10. 10. Traditional & Modern Fabrication
  11. 11. PERSONAL WEAR
  12. 12. PERSONAL CARE
  13. 13. ALL PARTS OF THE CINNAMON parts ARE USED products are made from all TREE of the tree
  14. 14. End of Part 1 - Thank You ! ~ Part 2 next . . .
  15. 15. PART 2Scientific Research
  16. 16. For complete references of the Monographof Cinnamon (Cinnamomum spp.) and research, please reference The Natural Standard www.naturalstandard.com or the for the brief version www.aromanticwear.com
  17. 17. The Research in this document is derived from The Natural Standard www.naturalstandard.com Natural Standard Monograph Cinnamon (Cinnamomum spp.) Copyright © 2011 Commercial Distribution Prohibited ~ This monograph is intended informational purposes only, and should not be interpreted as specific medical advice.You should consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making decisions about therapies and/or health conditions.
  18. 18. Cinnamon (Cinnamomum spp.) 1-methoxy-4-(1-propenyl) benzene (transanethole), 2-substituted 4-(3H)- r e l a t e d quinazolinones,3-phenyl-2-propen-l-ol (cinnamyl alcohol), 5,7,3,4-tetrahydroxyflavan-3,4-diol,aitokaneli (Finnish), äkta kanel (Swedish), akupatri (Telugu), albero della cannella (Italian), alpha-amyl cinnamaldehyde, American cinnamon, Batavia cassia, Batavia cinnamon, breyne, canela (Portuguese, Spanish), canela de la China (Portuguese, Spanish), caneleiro (Portuguese), canelero chino (Spanish), canelero de Ceilán (Spanish), canelheira da India (Portuguese-Brazil), cannelier de Chine (French), cannella (Italian), cannella del Ceylan (Italian), cannella della Cina (Italian), cannelle (French), cannelle de Ceylan (French), cannelle de Chine (French), cannelle de Cochinchine (French), cannellier casse (French), cannellier de Ceylan (French), cannellier de Chine (French), cassia(English, Italian), cássia (Portuguese), t e r m scássia-aromática (Portuguese), cassia bark,cassia-bark tree, cassia cinnamon, cassia lignea, cassia rou gui, catechins, cây que(Vietnamese), Ceylon cinnamon, ceyloni fahéj (Hungarian), ceyloninkaneli (Finnish),ceylonkanel (Swedish), ceylonski cimet (Croatian), Ceylonzimt (German),
  19. 19. Cinnamon (Cinnamomum spp.) r e l a t e dCeylonzimtbaum (German), chadana (Sanskrit), chek tum phka loeng (Khmer), Chinazimt (German), Chinese-cassia, Chinese cinnamon, Chinesischer Zimt (German),Chinesischer Zimtbaum (German), cin tarçını (Turkish), cinnamal, cinnamaldehyde,cinnamate, cinnamic acid, cinnamic aldehyde, cinnamom-dhal chini Cinnamomi cassiae, Cinnamomi cassiae cortex, Cinnamomi ceylanici cortex, Cinnamomi cortex,Cinnamomi flos, Cinnamomi osmophloeum, Cinnamomi ramulus, Cinnamomom, Cinnamomum aromaticum, Cinnamomum aromaticum Nees, Cinnamomum burmannii, Cinnamomum cassia, Cinnamomum cassia Blume, Cinnamomum cassia J. Presl, Cinnamomum cinnamon, Cinnamomum loureiroi, Cinnamomum mairei Levl., Cinnamomum migao,Cinnamomum obtusifolium, Cinnamomum osmophloeum clones (A and B), Cinnamomum t e r m s osmophloeum Kaneh., Cinnamomum sieboldii, Cinnamomum Cinnamomum osmophloeum Kaneh., Cinnamomum sieboldii, Cinnamomum sieboldii Meissn., Cinnamomum tamala,
  20. 20. Background Cinnamon has been used as a spice in several cultures for centuries. It was traditionally used to relieve stomach pain and gas; it is still used for theseconditions today. The bark of two cinnamon species (Cinnamomum zeylanicum and Cinnamomum cassia) is used as a spice (cinnamon bark) There is a lack of scientific information to support the use of cinnamon for anycondition. However, laboratory studies suggest that cinnamon may be useful in the treatment of diabetes (type 2) due to its blood sugar-lowering effects. Furthermore, cinnamon and its constituents may have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal,and antioxidant properties, and it may prove effective inthe supportivetreatment of conditions such as cancer or severe virus infections.
  21. 21. Uses Based scientific on evidence These uses have been tested in humans or animals. Safety and effectiveness have not always been proven. Some of these conditions are potentially serious, and should be evaluated by a qualified healthcare provider.
  22. 22. Uses Based scientific on evidence Angina (chest pain)The use of cinnamon for bacterial angina has been reviewed. However,well- designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made. AntioxidantBased human study, a dried aqueous extract of cinnamon (Cinnulin PF®) may improvethe antioxidant status of overweight or obese individuals with impaired fasting glucose. More well-designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made.
  23. 23. Uses Based scientific on evidence Cinnamon has been granted GRAS (GenerallyRecognized as Safe) status as a food additive by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).GRAS substances are considered safe by the experts and not restricted, as is the case with other food additives.
  24. 24. Uses Based scientific on evidence Allergic rhinitis Preliminary evidence suggests that cinnamon may have antiallergic properties. Based on human study, a combination product including Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Malpighia glabra, and Bidens pilosa hasdemonstrated reduced allergic nasal symptoms in patients with allergicrhinitis. More well-designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made.
  25. 25. Uses Based scientific on evidence Bacterial InfectionPreliminary study suggests that cinnamon may treat bacterial infections including chronic salmonellosis. However, well-designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made. CandidiasisPreliminary evidence suggests that cinnamon may have activity agains Candida. However, well-designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made.
  26. 26. Uses Based scientific on evidence DiabetesBased on human study, cinnamon has been used to control blood sugar; however, results have been mixed in other studies. Further study is needed before a firm conclusion may be made. Eye disorders Preliminary data suggests that a combination herbal eye drop preparation (OphthaCare) may be useful in the treatment of various ophthalmic disorders including: conjunctivitis, conjunctival xerosis (dry eye), acute dacryocystitis, degenerative conditions (pterygium or pinguecula), and disorders in postoperative cataract patients. However, well-designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made.
  27. 27. Uses Based scientific on evidence Helicobacter pylori infection Preliminary evidence suggests that cinnamon extracts may be effective against Helicobacter pylori. Based on human study, cinnamon extract was ineffective in ridding of H. pylori. However, the combination of cinnamon with other antimicrobials, or cinnamon extract at a higherconcentration, may prove useful. Further well-designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made.
  28. 28. Uses Based scientific on evidence Insect repellantPreliminary evidence suggests that cassia oil (Cinnamomum cassia) mayreduce dust mites. Based on human study, cinnamon may be useful as amosquito repellant. However, well-designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made Lung cancerPreliminary study suggests that cinnamon may be useful in the treatment of lung cancer. However, well-designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made.
  29. 29. Uses Based scientific on evidence Metabolic syndrome (coronary heart disease) Preliminary study suggests that cinnamon may be useful inthe treatment of features of metabolic syndrome in prediabetic subjects. However, well-designed trials are needed before a firm conclusion can be made.
  30. 30. Uses based on tradition or theoryThe below uses are based on tradition or scientific theories. Theyoften have not been thoroughly tested in humans, and safety and effectiveness have not always been proven. Some of these conditions are potentially serious, and should be evaluated by a qualified healthcare provider.
  31. 31. Uses based on tradition or theory Abdominal pain, abortifacient (induces abortion), abscess, acaricidal (kills mites), acne, Alzheimer’s disease, analgesic (pain reliever),anesthetic, anthelmintic (expels parasitic worms), anticoagulant (stopsblood from clotting), antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antimutagenic, antiparasitic, antiplatelet (interferes with the blood ability to clot), antipyretic (reduces fever), antiseptic, antispasmodic (suppresses spasms), antiviral, arrhythmia, arthritis, asthma, benign prostatichyperplasia, bloating, blood purification, bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, chronic diarrhea, cognitive function, colds/flu, colic, cough,
  32. 32. Uses based on tradition or theory Cystitis (inflammation of urinary bladder), dental caries (cavities), deodorant, dermatitis (inflammation of the skin),diarrhea, digestive aid, digestive disorders, diuretic (increases urination), dyspepsia (indigestion), eczema, emmenagogue (stimulates menstruation), flavoring, food poisoning, foodpreservation, food uses, gastric ulcer, gastritis (stomach lining inflammation), gout, gum disease, gynecologic disorders, HIV/AIDS, hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol), hypertension (high blood pressure), hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid gland), immunostimulation (stimulates the immune system),
  33. 33. Uses based on tradition or theoryInflammatory conditions, kidney disorders, lice, liver disease, long- term debility, loss of appetite, memory loss, movement disorders, muscle aches, nausea, neuralgia (nerve pain), neuroprotective, premature ejaculation, respiratory tract infection, rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica, sinusitis, skin conditions, snake repellent, sorethroat, spermicide, toothache, tumors, urethritis (inflammation of the urethra), urinary disorders, viral infections, weight gain, wound healing.
  34. 34. DOSING The below doses are based on scientific research, publications, traditional use, or expert opinion. Many herbs and supplements have not been thoroughly tested, andsafety and effectiveness may not be proven. Brands may be made differently, with variable ingredients, even within thesame brand. The below doses may not apply to all products. You should read product labels, and discuss doses with a qualified healthcare provider before starting therapy.
  35. 35. DOSING Adults (over 18 years old) There are no proven effective medicinal doses for cinnamon. Cinnamon islikely safe when taken by mouth short-term (up to six weeks) in dosages up to 6 grams daily and in amounts commonly found in foods. ~ As an antioxidant, capsules containing 250 milligrams of cinnamon extract(Cinnulin PF®) twice daily for 12 weeks. For candidiasis, eight lozenges of a commercially available cinnamon candy were taken daily for one week; fororal candidiasis, a solution, made by cooking 250 grams of cinnamon in 2000 milliliters of water on medium heat until there was 500 milliliters of solution (solution defined as 50% cinnamon solution) has been used. This solution has been gargled 4-6 times a day and each time with 20-30 milliliters of the solution.
  36. 36. DOSING For diabetes, various doses of cinnamon (capsules, powder, extract)have been studied. 1-6 grams of cinnamon daily has been used for up to 90 days. For Helicobacter pylori infection, 80 milligrams of cinnamon extract daily was used for four weeks. For metabolic syndrome, 500 milligrams of a water-soluble cinnamon extract, Cinnulin PF®, is recommended by the manufacturer. As an insect repellant, variousdoses have been studied including asingle application of cream containing 5% (w/w) cassia oil (containing 5 grams of cassia oil) for up to 120 minutes.
  37. 37. SAFETY Children (under 18 years old)There is no proven safe or effective medicinal dose of cinnamon in children. -------- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not strictly regulate herbs and supplements. There is no guarantee of strength, purity orsafety of products, and effects may vary. You should always read product labels. If you have a medical condition, or are taking other drugs, herbs, or supplements, you should speak with a qualified healthcare provider before starting a new therapy. Consult a healthcare provider immediately if you experience side effects.
  38. 38. Allergies Avoid in individuals with a known allergy or hypersensitivity to cinnamon, its constituents,members of the Lauraceae family, or Balsam of Peru.
  39. 39. Side Effects and Warnings Cinnamon is likely safe when taken by mouth short-term. As with any spice or drug, cinnamon can be contaminated by microorganisms during storage. Caution is advised when choosing cinnamon products.Some people may be allergic or sensitive to cinnamon, but this is rare. Skin rash and inflammation, mouth sores, tongue inflammation, gum disease, acne, mouth lesions, andinflammation of the lips have been noted after applying cinnamon (e.g. cinnamon oils, flavored chewing-gums, mints, or toothpastes) on the mouth or face.
  40. 40. Side Effects and WarningsCinnamaldehyde (the chemical compound that gives cinnamonits spice) may cause swelling of the lips,mouth tissue, and the face, hives, skin rash, and mouth sores. Prolonged exposure tocinnamon-flavored gum may cause cancer. Asthma and other breathing difficulties were seen in spice-factory workers. Large amounts of cinnamon may be toxic to the liver due to possible coumarin content.Caution is advised when using other medications that may be hepatotoxic (toxic to the liver).
  41. 41. Side Effects and Warnings Although not well studied in humans, large amounts of cinnamon (more than those found in foods) should be avoided in pregnantwomen due to possible abortion inducing effects. Use cautiously in patients taking drugs that affect the function of the immune system. Use cautiously in patients taking drugs that lower cholesterol. Although not well studied in humans, cinnamon bark may cause decrease in platelet counts in the blood after long-term use. Usecautiously in patients taking drugs, herbs, or supplements broken down by the liver. Use cautiously in patients with liver damage.
  42. 42. Side Effects and Warnings Cinnamon may lower blood sugar levels. Use cautiously in patients with diabetes or low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Cinnamon may enhance the effect of antibiotics.Cinnamon may interact withcardiovascular (heart) agents, due to its severaleffects on blood and the cardiovascular system (e.g. antiarrhythmic properties). Use cautiously in people with heart conditions
  43. 43. Side Effects and Warnings Pregnancy & BreastfeedingCinnamon is not recommended in medicinal amounts in pregnant or breastfeeding women due to a lack of available scientific evidence Although not well studied in humans, large amounts of cinnamon (more than those found in foods) should be avoided in pregnant women due to possible abortion inducing effects.Cinnamon may act as a spermicide, thereby preventing pregnancy by killing sperm; however, it is not recommended as a form of birth control.
  44. 44. INTERACTIONSMost herbs and supplements have not been thoroughly tested for interactions with other herbs, supplements, drugs, or foods. The interactions listed below are based on reports in scientific publications, laboratory experiments, or traditional use. You should always read product labels. If you have a medical condition, or are taking other drugs, herbs, or supplements, you should speak with a qualified healthcare provider before starting a new therapy.
  45. 45. INTERACTIONS with Drugs Cinnamon may have antibacterial activity. Use cautiously with antibiotic medications, due to possible additive effects. Cinnamon may lower blood sugar levels. Caution isadvised when using medications that may also lower blood sugar. Patients taking drugs for diabetes by mouth or insulin should be monitored closely by a qualified healthcare professional, including a pharmacist. Medication adjustments may be necessary.Cinnamon may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with drugs that increase the riskof bleeding. Some examples include aspirin, anticoagulants (“blood thinners”) such aswarfarin (Coumadin®) or heparin, anti-platelet drugs such as clopidogrel (Plavix®), and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) such as ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®) or naproxen (Naprosyn®, Aleve®). The antifungal properties of cinnamon may enhance the effect of commonly used antifungals. Cinnamon may have antispasmodic effects. Use cautiously if taking other antispasmodics. Cinnamon bark extract may have antiviral effects. Use cautiously if taking antiviral medications, due to possible additive effects. Cinnamon may affectheart rate and thus may interact with heart rate regulating agents.Caution is advised in people taking agents for heart conditions.
  46. 46. INTERACTIONS with Drugs Cinnamon may interfere with the way the body processes certain drugs using the liver’s “cytochrome P450” enzyme system. As a result, the levels of drugs in the blood may be altered.Cinnamon may have effects on the immune system. Use cautiously with other agents that alter the immune system. Consult with a qualifiedhealthcare professional, including a pharmacist, to check for interactions.Cinnamon may lower cholesterol. Caution is advised when using medications that may also lower cholesterol.Cinnamon may lower blood pressure. Caution is advised when using medications that may also lower blood pressure. Cinnamon may be toxic to the liver in large amounts due to possible coumarin content. Caution is advisedwhen using other medications that may be hepatotoxic (toxic to the liver). Cinnamon may interact with alcohol, drugs that are used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, analgesics (pain relievers), drugs that decrease inflammation, anti-cancer drugs, anti-obesity drugs, aspirin, dexamethasone, drugs that affect GABA, estrogen, indomethacin, sympathomimetics, terfenadine, or tetracycline.
  47. 47. Interactions with Herbs & Dietary Supplements Cinnamon may have antibacterial activity.Use cautiously with antibacterial herbs and supplements, due tpossible additive effects Cinnamon may lower blood sugar levels. Caution is advised in patientswith diabetes or hypoglycemia, and in those taking herbs or supplementsthat affect blood sugar. Serum glucose levels may need to be monitoredby a qualified healthcare professional, including a pharmacist, and doses may need adjustment.Cinnamon may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with herbs and supplements that are believed to increase the risk of bleeding. Multiple cases of bleeding have been reported with the use ofGinkgo biloba, and fewer cases with garlic and saw palmetto.The antifungal properties of cinnamon may enhance the effects of commonly used antifungals. Cinnamon bark has been shown to contain very high concentrations of antioxidants.
  48. 48. Interactions with Herbs & Dietary Supplements Use cautiously with herbs and supplements that are taken for their antioxidant effects, due to possible additive effects.Cinnamon may have antispasmodic effects. Use cautiously with other antispasmodics.Cinnamomum cassia bark extract may have antiviral effects. Use cautiously with antiviral herbs or supplements, due topossible additive effects. Cinnamon may affect heart rate and thus may interact withheart rate regulating agents.People taking herbs or supplements that alter heart rate should use cinnamon with caution.Cinnamon may interfere with the way the bodyprocesses certain herbs or supplements using the liver’s “cytochrome P450” enzyme system. As a result, the levels of other herbsor supplements in the body may be altered.Cinnamon may have effects on the immune system; use cautiously with herbs and supplements with similar effects. Cinnamon may lower cholesterol; use cautiously with herbs and supplements with similar effectsCinnamon may lower blood pressure. Caution is advised when using other herbs or supplements that may also lower blood pressure.Cinnamon may be toxic to the liver in large amounts due to possible coumarin content.
  49. 49. Interactions with Herbs & Dietary Supplements Caution is advised when using other herbs or supplements that may be hepatotoxic (toxic to the liver).Cinnamon may interact with herbs or supplements that are used to treat Alzheimer’sdisease, analgesics (pain relievers), herbs or supplements that decrease inflammation, anti-cancer herbs or supplements, anti-obesity herbs or supplements, herbs or supplements that affect GABA, herbs or supplements with hormonal effects, clove, ephedra, or artemisia.
  50. 50. References This information is based on a systematic review of scientificliterature, and was peer- reviewed and edited by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration www.naturalstandard.com Please see monograph for full references*

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