Spiritus Cinnamomi. U. S., Br. Spirit of Cinnamon.
Related entry: Oil of Cinnamon
Teinture (alcoole) d'essence de Cannelle, Esprit de Cannelle, Fr.; Zimmtspiritus, G.; Spirito di cannella, It.
"Oil of Cinnamon, one hundred mils [or 3 fluidounces, 183 minims]; Alcohol, a sufficient quantity to make one thousand mils [or 33 fluid-ounces, 6½ fluidrachms]. Mix the oil with sufficient alcohol to make the product measure one thousand mils [or 33 fluidounces, 6 ½ fluidrachms]." U.S.
"Oil of Cinnamon, 100 millilitres; Alcohol (90 per cent.), sufficient to produce 1000 millilitres. Dissolve. When not clear, shake with a little powdered talc and niter." Br.
The spirit of cinnamon is an agreeable aromatic cordial.
Dose, from ten to thirty minims (0.6-1.8 mils) in water.
The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.