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Botanical Name Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Family Lauraceae
Origin Sri Lanka
Description Cinnamomum zeylanicum or dalchini is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree that grows up to 20-30 feet tall. It has leathery, dark green leaves and small, white or yellow flowers. The bark is thin, smooth, and light brown in color. It is widely used as a spice and for medicinal purposes.
Parts Used The bark and the essential oil obtained from it are used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The recommended dose of dalchini varies depending on the condition being treated. It is usually taken in the form of a powder, capsule, or tea.