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 »

What is an example of an antiseptic?

An example of an antiseptic is carbolic acid or phenol. Antiseptics prevent the spread of germs by killing or weakening them. Phenol, a coal tar-based compound, can be used to disinfect open wounds... Read More »

How to Put Antiseptic on a New Piercing?

It's important to take care of a new piercing. Keeping it from getting infected is one way to do that.