Cinnamon bark


Cinnamon bark in TCM:

Explore the properties of Cinnamon bark according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

Temperature: hot

Channels: LU, SP, HT, UB, KD

Flavors: sweet, pungent
Tonifies: qi, yang

Special Properties:
circulates qi, circulates blood, disperses cold, clears damp

In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Cinnamon Bark is known for its ability to tonify qi and yang. It also helps to promote qi circulation, regulate blood circulation, disperse cold, and resolve dampness.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the Lung, Spleen, Heart, Urine Bladder, and Kidney. The flavor of Cinnamon Bark is sweet and acrid, and it is considered to be hot in temperature. Take special care when consuming hot or cold foods as its important to keep a temperature netural diet to prevent disharmony from developing.

Cinnamon Bark is a commonly used herb in Chinese medicine. For more information see also: Chinese Herbs: Rou Gui