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What do you need to know about cinnamon?

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Cinnamon is best known as a spice, sprinkled on toast and lattes. Extracts from the bark of the cinnamon tree have also been used traditionally as medicine throughout the world.

From: Cinnamon WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Longe, J., ed. , second edition, 2004. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Cinnamon.”

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: “About Herbs: Cinnamon.”

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on September 16, 2019

SOURCES:

Longe, J., ed. , second edition, 2004. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Cinnamon.”

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: “About Herbs: Cinnamon.”

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on September 16, 2019

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