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Cinnamon Plant Monograph

Cinnamon powder and cinnamon sticks.  Cinnamon plant monograph by Flora's Feast

Cinnamomum spp.

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Cinnamon Sticks.  History, symbolism, folklore and fables of Cinnamon by Flora's Feast.

Folklore & Fables of Cinnamon

Cinnamon bites and kisses simultaneously.

Vanna Bonta

It's species name Cinnamomum derives from the Hebrew word "amomon" which means "fragrant spice nest."

The ceylon species name Cinnamomum vernum derives from "vera" which means "truth" and why this plant is called true cinnamon.

Ruled by the Sun and Mars and the sign Gemini, its element is fire.

In floriography, or Victorian language of flowers, cinnamon signifies "my fortune is yours"

Symbolism includes:





psychic awareness


This high vibration plant enhances the power of magical and spiritual work.

Cinnamon attracts and awakens sensual passions.

Smell cinnamon to invoke a sense of nostalgia.

Cinnamon has been in recorded use, medicinally, since 659 A.D. by the Chinese. Ancient Egyptians used it in their embalming practices.

In the first century A.D., Pliny the Elder noted that cinnamon's value was 15x that of silver. Medieval Europe deemed it more valuable than gold.

I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloe and cinnamon.

Come, let us drink our fill of love until morning;

Let us delight ourselves with caresses.



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