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Laurus cinnamomum L. o Cinnamomum zeylanicum Nees

Tree from the tropical regions.

The bark commercialized in rolls up to 1 meter long (small cinnamon sticks) is the officinal cinnamon. Stimulant, aphrodisiac, memory activator, cardiotonic.

Powder: from 0.5 to 3 grams in 24 hours. Leaves infusion as cordial: three grams for each cup, two cups a day.