Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham.) T. Nees & Eberm.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 104

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham.) T. Nees & Eberm.
status

 

Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham.) T. Nees & Eberm. 

Names.

Myanmar: thit-jaboe. English: Ceylon cinnamon.

Range.

Himalayas, in Bhutan, India, Nepal, and West Pakistan. In Myanmar, a cultivar that thrives in Tanintharyi Division, upper Chindwin, northern Shan State, Bamaw, and Rakhine State.

Use.

Bark: Effective against disorders of bile, diarrhea, excessive bleeding, sweating, vomiting, nausea and motion sickness. Taking the bark powder together with Acacia catechu  cures diarrhea. A paste of the bark is mixed with other medicines and given to patients to cure influenza, coughing, lack of semen, and dysentery. Boiled and drunk, it can cure dysentery. Oil: Pressed into an aching tooth to cure the pain. The oil can be used as ear drops to treat earaches. Up to 2-4 drops of the oil can be taken to treat bloated stomachs. About 2 drops of the oil can be given two to three times a day to treat typhoid.

Reference.

Agricultural Corporation (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Cinnamomum