Cinnamomum burmannii extract or cinnamon extract is a form of cinnamon spice that can be used as herbal medicine. In general, the benefits of cinnamon are as follows.

  • Treating cough, arthritis, and sore throat
  • Diarrhea medicine
  • Pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhea)
  • Overcome digestive problems
  • Decreased appetite
  • Overcoming high blood sugar levels, especially diabetics
  • Overcoming hypertension
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds and flu


Cinnamomum burmannii extract has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties that help the body ward off various diseases. It is said to be antimicrobial because this cinnamon extract is able to stop the growth of bacteria and fungi, one of which is Candida. Candida is a microorganism that causes infections in the mouth, intestines, and vagina. Meanwhile, this cinnamon extract is said to be an antioxidant because this spice has been shown to have high antioxidant activity. One of the antioxidant content is polyphenols which can protect the body from oxidative damage due to free radicals.

Apart from being in the form of extracts, these spices are also available in the following packages:

  • Capsule
  • Powder
  • Syrup
  • Tea
  • Dry skin
  • Essential oil

Of course, each of these spice preparations has a different dosage according to the patient’s condition.


Everyone will get a different dose of Cinnamomum burmannii extract , depending on their age and health condition. In general, here are the dosages for using cinnamon:

  • 5-1 teaspoon (2-4 grams) of cinnamon powder, taken daily
  • 1-6 grams of cinnamon, under certain conditions

Consult the medical team regarding the correct dosage for using Cinnamomum burmannii extract. This herbal product should not be used as a substitute for medications that have been prescribed by a doctor. Although classified as herbal medicine, excessive consumption of cinnamon can cause toxic and harmful effects to the body.


Note the following points before using Cinnamomum burmannii extract .

  • Pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, and children are not advised to consume Cinnamomum burmannii extractbecause there is no medical research that proves its dosage and safety. Ask your doctor for a prescription to treat your symptoms.
  • Consuming too much Cinnamomum burmannii extractwill cause toxic or toxic effects to the body, especially if you have liver disorders. Consult a doctor to get the right and safe dose of cinnamon according to your condition.
  • Cinnamomum burmannii extractcan be used to treat diabetes. However, its use should not be excessive. Consult the medical party to get a safe dose.


Interactions with Other Drugs

Cinnamomum burmannii extract has the potential to cause interactions when taken together with other drugs, thereby changing the way these herbal medicines work. Changes in the way it works can be in the form of not being able to work optimally Cinnamomum burmannii extract and even causing toxins that are harmful to the body. Several types of drugs interact with the active ingredients in this cinnamon extract, including:

  • Antibiotics
  • Diabetes medicine
  • Blood thinners
  • heart medicine

Therefore, it is important to know what types of drugs have an effect on Cinnamomum burmannii extract . To be sure, tell the doctor what medicines you are taking, including prescription, non-prescription drugs, supplements, vitamins, and herbal medicines to the doctor, so that an alternative suitable herbal medicine or the appropriate dose of Cinnamomum burmannii extract will be considered . This aims to avoid the possibility of drug interactions in the patient’s body.