柳桂 川桂枝 桂枝木 桂枝尖 广眉尖
Cassia Twig/Gui Zhi 16oz
Cinnamon is warmer in tone and tan in color with a sweet flavor. Cassia is more of a reddish-brown in color and has a more coarse texture, with a stronger, yet more bitter flavor. (thespruceeats.com)
Common names: Ceylon cinnamon, cassia (Eng), Zimt (Ger), cannelle (Fr), canella (Ital), dalchini (Hindi), darusita, ... It increases saliva, sharpens the appetite and promotes digestion, and encourages a gentle expectoration in ... Primarily warming: good for inducing perspiration and promoting circulation. (herbalreality.com)
Cassia has a wide range of pharmacological effects, including anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory and analgesic, anti-diabetic and anti-obesity, antibacterial and antiviral, cardiovascular protective, cytoprotective, neuroprotective, immunoregulatory effects, anti-tyrosinase activity and other effects.
Dosage Oral administration: decoction 1.5~6g, large dose, 15~30g; or into pills or powder.
Cautions: Do not use this with fever, high fever, yin deficiency and fire, and blood-heat skin rash.
Boost tea 10g each of cassia, cinnamon sticks, and roasted licorice. First, grind the above-mentioned three herbs into coarse powder and set aside. Put an appropriate amount of the powder in a teapot each time, soak in freshly boiled water for about 10 minutes, then you can drink it as a tea. Drink frequently instead of tea, it can be taken for 1 week at a time.
Efficacy: strengthens heart yang, raises blood pressure.
Indications of dizziness, mental drowsiness, weakness of limbs, blood pressure lower than 90/60mmHg and other diseases caused by deficiency of heart yang.