Is cinnamon an antiseptic?

Answer Cinnamon does have antiseptic qualities that, according to the New York Times, could stand up to today's hand sanitizers. Cinnamon oil combined with a few other ingredients can be applied topically... Read More »

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Is ground cinnamon&cinnamon powder the same thing?

Ground cinnamon and cinnamon powder are the same thing. Whole cinnamon sticks are ground into a fine powder for use in many culinary and medicinal products. Ground cinnamon (powder) must be stored ... Read More »

Is cinnamon extract the same thing as cinnamon oil?

Cinnamon extract is not the same thing as cinnamon oil. Cinnamon oil is a more concentrated form of the spice, and does not evaporate as quickly as the extract. Cinnamon extract is also available i... Read More »

The Differences Between Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil and Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil?

Both cinnamon bark essential oil and cinnamon leaf essential oil come from the same genus of tree, Cinnamomum. Both types of essential oil can be made from several species of cinnamon tree. The mos... Read More »

How to Use Garlic as an Antiseptic?

According to "The Herbal Home Remedy Book," garlic's antibiotic properties can help a wide spectrum of illnesses, including colds, sore throats, strained muscles and earaches. Garlic cloves contain... Read More »