Cinnamomum cassia

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Related to Cinnamomum cassia: berberine, Cinnamomum verum
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Noun1.Cinnamomum cassia - Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
Cinnamomum, genus Cinnamomum - Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs
cassia bark, Chinese cinnamon - aromatic bark of the cassia-bark tree; less desirable as a spice than Ceylon cinnamon bark
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1 CINNAMON "CINNAMON is a Chinese herbal remedy derived from the bark of several related trees, especially Cinnamomum cassia which is native to China," explains Dr Brewer.
Cactus Botanies now has the following available: Red Yeast Rice Powder (Monascus purpureus)--Monacolins 0.4%-4.0%; Policosanol (Sugar cane wax/Saccharum officinalis)--Octacosanol 60%; and Cinnamon Powder Extract (Cinnamomum cassia Presl.)--Polyphenols 5% UV; 10:1, water extraction.
(2014) also reported that the activity of Cinnamomum cassia, Alium sativum, Syzygium aromaticum, Punica granatum, Citrus lemoniumn and Hibiscus sabdariffa plant extracts were not affected when exposed to different temperatures ranging from 4[degrees]C, 30[degrees]C, 60[degrees]C and 90[degrees]C.
Among the almost 300 varieties that exist the most prominent are the true cinnamon or cinnamon from India (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) and the fake cinnamon or cinnamon from China (Cinnamomum cassia) [15].
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.
Cheng, "Identification of compounds from the water soluble extract of cinnamomum cassia barks and their inhibitory effects against high-glucose-induced mesangial cells," Molecules, vol.
Trans-cinnamaldehyde (TCA) is a main component isolated from the stem bark of Cinnamomum cassia, which has been reported to have antiinflammatory, antioxidative, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiapoptotic properties in a large amount of in vitro and in vivo models [28-30].
GGD is composed of two Chinese herbs, which are Guizhi (Cinnamomum cassia Presl., 12 g) and Gancao (Glycyrrhiza uralensis, 6g).
al., (2012) also depicted decrease of fasting blood glucose from 25mmol/L to 15mmol/L after treatment with 200mg/kg of bark extract of Cinnamomumtamala and Cinnamomum cassia. Another study conducted by Luka et al.
Antidiabetic effect of Cinnamomum cassia and Cinnamomum zeylanicum In vivo and In vitro.
Keihi (Cinnamomi Cortex) is the powdered bark of Cinnamomum cassia. Cinnamon has been widely used for the treatment of fever and inflammation [13].