Cinnamomum ceylanicum, Cinnamon.

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Please read the introduction to Boericke's tinctures.

Cancer where pain and fetor are present. Best when skin is intact. Its use in haemorrhages has abundant clinical verification. Nosebleed. Haemorrhages from bowels, haemoptysis, etc. A strain in loins or false step brings on a profuse flow of bright blood. Post-partum haemorrhage. 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 haemorrhages caused by overlifting, during puerperal state; menorrhagia.
Relationship.--Compare: Ipec; Sil; Trill. Antidote: Acon.
Dose.--Tincture to third potency. For cancer, strong decoction, one half pint in 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.

Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.