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
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 .
Thym Lauraceae Cinnamomum cassia
(Nees Cannelle & T.