Antimicrobial activities of cinnamon oil and cinnamaldehyde from the Chinese medicinal herb Cinnamomum
zeylanicum bark oil, eugenia caryophyllus (clove) leaf oil, cym-bopogon citratus leaf oil, glyceryl laurate and thymus vulagaris (thyme) leaf oil
The cinnamon tree is of the species Cinnamomum
zeylancium, genus Cinnamomum
, family Lauraceae, order Laurales, class Magnoliopsida, phylum Magnoliophyta, kingdom Plantae.
species in China: resources for the present and future.
et balsamum aromatizans odorem dedi,
In particular, cinnamon, the dried inner bark of Cinnamomum
zeylanicum, came mainly from southeast Asia and south China; Cumin, the fruit or seed of the umbelliferous Cummin cyminum, was probably cultivated most extensively in Arabia (Casson 1989).
zeylandica is the true cinnamon from Sri Lanka which is generally preferred by the Europeans and Latin Americans.
glabratus was only collected in Cinnamomum
osmophloeum Kanehira (Laurales: Lauraceae) but not on other reported original host trees such as Lindera latifolia Hook.
1986), and Cinnamomum
camphora (Tomita and Kozuka 1964).
Phytochemical screening in Cinnamomum
tamala leaves mucilage showed the presence of tannins and sugars .
Twenty six Bangladeshi medicinal plants (Trachyspermum ammi, Cissampelos pareira, Vetiveria zizanioides, Cassia angustifolia, Woodfordia fruticosa, Cinnamomum
tamala, Neolomarckia cadamba, Amaranthus viridis, Amaranthus tricolor, Brassica juncea, Brassica oleracea, Raphanus sativus, Curcuma longa, Curcuma zedoaria, Elettaria cardamomum, Ficus religiosa, Ficus benghalensis, Prunus cerasoides, Chenopodium album, Spinacia oleracea, Symplocos racemosa, Terminalia chebula, Tinospora cordifolia, Cyperus rotundus, Pterocarpus santalinus, and Lagenaria siceraria) were collected from various regions of Bangladesh following accounts of their medicinal uses (Ghani, 2003; Yusuf et al.
2) Nice punch recipes often have Cinnamomum