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Catalogue Number DBN 2260
Artefact DescriptionCinnamon oil can be extracted from the bark and leaves. It is used as a food flavouring, a mosquito repellent and environmental frangrance. Medicinally cinnamon can be applied to many ailments from digestive, circulatory and respiratory disorders to blood disorders and the facilitation of the secretion of breast milk. Despite its many benefits it is also known to cause skin irritations and allergic reactions.
TaxonLAURACEAE Cinnamomum verum
TDWG UseMaterials - Essential Oils