Details of Medicinal Plants



Cinnamomum cassia (L.) D.Don Lauraceae

This plant is an evergreen tree, and grows wild in the southern part of China and northern part of Vietnam. The plant height is 12 to 17 meters and the flowering period is May to July. This species is used in herbal medicine, Kampo medicine, and for many years as the spice cinnamon.

Part used: bark
Medicinal use: stomachic, diaphoretic, and antipyretic
Main component: cinnamaldehyde

Leaves of this species are trinerved, which is a characteristic of thhe Lauraceae.

It flowers at the branch point and leaf axil, and its color is yellow-green.

The name of the herbal medicine is "Cinnamon Bark".