Cinnamomum


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Cinnamomum

 

a genus of trees and bushes of the family Lauraceae. There are more than 250 species, distributed primarily in tropical and subtropical Asia; species are also found in Australia and on the Fiji Islands. Many species provide valuable wood, medicinal substances, cinnamon bark, essential and fatty oils, and other food or industrial raw materials. The best-known species are the cinnamon trees and the camphor tree (C. camphord).

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The data used in this paper came from phytosociological survey of Cinnamomum tamala forests (natural).
Common cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum and Cinnamomum zeylanicum) and cassia cinnamon (Cinnamomum aromaticum) were popular worldwide flavoring herbs.
Kaul-Ghanekar, "Aqueous Cinnamon Extract (ACE-c) from the bark of Cinnamomum cassia causes apoptosis in human cervical cancer cell line (SiHa) through loss of mitochondrial membrane potential," BMC Cancer, vol.
The antimicrobial activity of the Cinnamomum stem essential oils against the five bacterial strains in their planktonic forms was tested by the microdilution method in polystyrene plates.
Wang et al., "Green synthesis of palladium nanoparticles using broth of Cinnamomum camphora leaf," Journal of Nanoparticle Research, vol.
Borah, "Anti-hyperglycemic and in vivo antioxidative activity evaluation of Cinnamomum bejolghota (Buch.-Ham.) in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats: an ethnomedicinal plant in Assam," Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, vol.
Three doses of Cinnamomum given to group IVA, IVB and IVC indicated that there was significant reduction in fasting blood glucose in all treated groups from 01 to 14 days treatment as compared to diabetic.
Chemical Composition and Mosquito Larvicidal Activity of Essential Oils from Leaves of Different Cinnamomum osmophloeum Provenances.
Plants such as Allium sativum, Piper nigrum, Nymphaea alba, Cinnamomum verum, and their formulations are very useful for the treatment of CHD.
[43.] Shah A, Al-Shareef AH, Ageel AM, Qureshi S (1998) Toxicity studies in mice of common spices, Cinnamomum zeylanicum bark and Piper longum fruits.
While camphor is naturally obtained from camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora), currently it is artificially obtained from turpentine oil.
The trial was randomised, double-blind and placebo-controlled, with subjects allocated to receive Ibuprofen capsule containing 400mg three times daily (TDS), Cinnamomum zeylanicum capsule containing 420mg cinnamon as dried powder TDS, or a placebo capsule containing starch TDS, for 24 hours.