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Vit-best Cinnamon

Cinnamomum verum (Ceylon or true cinnamon, native to India and Sri Lanka) and C. aromaticum (Chinese cinnamon or cassia, native to China and Vietnam) are evergreen trees in the laurel family (Lauraceae). They are often used interchangeably for loss of appetite and stomach complaints such as spasms, bloating, and flatulence, and their glucose lowering effects.

The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on cinnamon made available through the generosity of Vit-Best’s adoption.

Cinnamon for AAH



Additional ABC Cinnamon Resources 

Cinnamon bark monograph from The Complete German Commission E MonographsTherapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines.

Cinnamon bark monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs.

HerbalGram article

Cinnamon Profile
 2012; 95:1-5

HerbClip reviews

Cinnamon and Ginger May Decrease Inflammation in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. HC# 091523-542, April 15, 2016

Review of the Health Benefits of Cinnamon. HC# 081546-541, March 31, 2016

Cinnamon Consumption Reduces Symptoms of Primary Dysmenorrhea. HC# 081537-530, October 15, 2015

Cinnamon Species and Their Pharmacological Activities. HC# 061445-509, November 28, 2014

Cinnamon Extracts Have Potential as Antimicrobial, Antiparasitic, and Anti-inflammatory Agents and May Benefit Patients with Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. HC# 111321-485, November 27, 2013

Updated Meta-analysis Shows Beneficial Effect of Cinnamon Supplements on Type 2 Diabetes. HC# 101321-484, November 15, 2013

Cinnamon Intake May Improve Glycemic Status Indicators in People with Diabetes. HC# 111236-470, April 15, 2013

Systemic Review of Cinnamon for Glycemic Control in Diabetes. HC# 101221-460, November 15, 2012

Meta-analysis of the Glycemic Effects of Cinnamon in Type 2 Diabetics. HC# 081261-456, September 14, 2012

Meta-analysis Demonstrates that Cinnamon Lowers Fasting Blood Glucose. HC# 061161-428, July 15, 2011

Medicinal Uses of Cinnamon Reviewed
. HC# 031033-405, July 30, 2010 

Cinnamon Compounds with Insulin-like Activity
. HC# 030441-263, August 31, 2004

Read the Press Release on Vit-Best's (formerly Vitatech) adoption of the HerbMedPro Cinnamon record.

Cinnamon E-Card
   Send someone a Cinnamon e-card or contact us for more
   information on ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program.