Cinnamon bark is thought to be hot, strong-tasting, and a bit sweet. In Chinese Medicine, people believe it affects your kidneys, spleen, and bladder.
How to Prepare Cinnamon Bark:
- For cold symptoms: Mix 5g ground cinnamon bark in warm water. Drink this 3 times a day.
- For abdominal pain after childbirth: Dissolve 5g cinnamon bark powder in rice wine. Drink this 3 times a day.
- For stomach acid: Mix 3g cinnamon-bark powder in warm water.
- To warm up: Use cinnamon bark in your cooking.
Studies on animals show that cinnamon bark might calm nerves and lower blood pressure.
Cinnamon bark is powerful but should be avoided by some people. It has a long list of conditions where it shouldn't be used, like certain hot conditions and pregnancy.
If you're older and feel weak or have cold arthritis, cinnamon bark could help. But always consult with a healthcare expert for personalized advice.