Also indexed as:Cinnamomum zeylanicum
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Some people develop bronchial constriction or skin rash after exposure to cinnamon.22 Therefore, only small amounts should be used initially in people who have not previously had contact with cinnamon, and anyone with a known allergy should avoid it. Chronic use of the concentrated oil may cause inflammation in the mouth. According to the German Commission E monograph, cinnamon is not recommended for use by pregnant women.23
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