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Cinnamon twig - Ramulus cinnamomum. Gui Zhi, Cinnamon twig

Cinnamon twig

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Biological Name: Ramulus cinnamomumCinnamon twig

Family: Lauraceae

Other Names: Gui Zhi, Cinnamon twig

Elements Applied: Branches and twigs are applied in herbal medicine.

Used For: The herb is applied to induce perspiration, sufficient blood circulation, soothe muscle pains, warm up blood and enhance qi circulation.

The herb is usually prescribed for common colds and congestion affecting upper respiratory organs. It is additionally applied for blood circulation problems, as well as stomachache, irregular menses, rheumatic and arthritic diseases, numbness, palpitation, and chest pains.

Additional Info: Cinnamon twig is highly valued in Chinese medicine due to its potency to promote blood circulation. It belongs to the family of Sassafras, found in North America, and is identically used to induce urination and enhance blood circulation.

Preparation and Intake: The common dose is from 3 to 9 grams.

Safety: Cinnamon twigs should be avoided by individuals suffering from wafebrile conditions, or people who are in fever. Women who have excessive bleeding or are pregnant with a baby should use it with extreme care.

There is no further data concerning the plant’s safety level. It is possible that the herb interacts with the medicine you use. Don’t take the remedy before speaking to your health-care provider.