CEYLON CINNAMON

The Ceylon Cinnamon tree can grows up to 10m (30ft) and is distinguished by its glossy green, leathery leaves which are a striking crimson when young. Both leaves and bark a highly aromatic; flowers are small, yellow-white and appear in clusters. The tree can be propagated from seeds or cuttings and grows well in moist, well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

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This pungent, sweet, warming herb stimulates peripheral circulation, improves digestion, relieves, spasms, lowers fever and blood pressure. Several essential oils are found in the bark and leaf- bark oil is used for flavoring food and drinks, in oral hygiene products & cosmetics. The oil extracted from the leaves can be used to treat hormonal complications, while the powder is good for skin care against parasites.

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