Cinnamomum

Natural History.
     Cinnamon

General.
     Cancer where pain and fetor are present. Bets when skin is intact. Its use in Hemorrhages has abundant clinical verification. Nosebleed. Hemorrhages from bowels, hemoptysis, etc. A strain in loins or false step brings on a profuse flow of bright blood. POSTPARTUM HEMORRHAGE. Flatulency and diarrhoea. Feeble patients with languid circulation.

Female.
     Bearing-down sensation. Menses EARLY, PROFUSE, PROLONGED, BRIGHT RED. Sleepy. No desire for anything. Fingers seem swollen. Uterine Hemorrhages caused by over-lifting, during puerperal state; menorrhagia.

Relationship.
     Compare: IPEC.; SIL.; TRILL.
     Antidote: ACON.

Dose.
     Tincture to third potency. For cancer, strong decoction, one-half pint a day. OIL OF CINNAMON in aqueous solution best local disinfectant. 3-4 drops in two quarts of water as a douche, wherever a germicide and disinfectant is needed. Three drops on sugar for hiccough.