Cinnamon twigs are used for colds, flu,
arthritis, and minor gynaecological problems.
Only use good quality twigs - those that have
a deep red/brown colour and strong scent.
While cinnamon twigs have a lot in common
with cinnamon bark, Chinese herbalists use each part of the plant to treat different
ailments. Cinnamon twigs are characterised in traditional Chinese medicine as warm, acrid,
How It May Benefit You...
colds, influenza, and mild fever.
arthritis and rheumatism.
Do not use cinnamon twigs if you are pregnant
as you may have a more difficult birth. Also do not use this herb if you menstruate
heavily as you may experience even heavier periods. Do not use the herb if you have a high
Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced
herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.
preparation containing cinnamon twigs and liquorice that has been fried with honey is
recommended for palpitations and shortness of breath.
When mixed with evodia fruit, the herb is
prescribed for abdominal pain and menstrual disorders.