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Re: [Aroid-l] Cinnamon Reference

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Cinnamon Reference
  • From: Steve Marak <samarak@gizmoworks.com>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 01:34:06 -0600 (CST)

And in one of those odd coincidences, my wife was reading through some
information for a co-worker a couple of days ago and came across some
references to cinnamon being used as a wound dressing for people as well as

Apparently it's been used this way for a long time - a very quick online search
turned up a number of hits, some references from herbal medicine, some research 
on the antimicrobial/antifungal properties of compounds found in cinnamon. 


On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 bonaventure@optonline.net wrote:

> Also the powder has hygroscopic (water-absorbing) hence drying qualities.
> Bonaventure
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: ted.held@us.henkel.com
> Date: Friday, January 26, 2007 3:58 pm
> Subject: [Aroid-l] Cinnamon Reference
> To: Discussion of aroids 
> > Here is a quotation I found in a reference book called "Disinfection,
> > Sterilization, and Preservation" by Seymour S. Block:
> > 
> > Both cinnamylphenol and cinnamic aldehyde are components of cinnamon that
> > have antimicrobial properties. Cinnamylphenol may be used to preserve fruit
> > juices.
> > 
> > So, we're not just speaking of rumor and hearsay.
> > 
> > Ted

-- Steve Marak
-- samarak@gizmoworks.com
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