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Cinnamon is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.


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Historical Use of Cinnamon

Cinnamon in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Cinnamon in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "mechanism of action of others was obscure, e.g. cinnamon, white byrony, frankincese."
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 176
Source: A Disease Once Sacred, John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001, M.J. Eadie and P.F. Bladin
Complete: Eadie MJ, Bladin PF. A disease once sacred: a history of the medical understanding of epilepsy. Eastleigh: John Libbey; 2001. p. 176.
Primary Source: Herbal of Dioscurides


Synonymns for Cinnamon

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Cinnamon

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Cinnamon in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


1st Five Results: pubmed search

Ayelet Kohl, Naama Golan, Yuval Cinnamon, Olga Genin, Benny Chefetz, Dalit Sela-Donenfeld
A proof of concept study demonstrating that environmental levels of carbamazepine impair early stages of chick embryonic development.
Environ Int: 2019, 129;583-594
[PubMed:31174146] [] [DOI] (I p)



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Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Adverse Effects