Chemistry, Biogenesis, and Biological Activities of Cinnamomum zeylanicum

@article{Jayaprakasha2011ChemistryBA,
  title={Chemistry, Biogenesis, and Biological Activities of Cinnamomum zeylanicum},
  author={Guddadarangavvanahally K. Jayaprakasha and Lingamallu Jagan Mohan Rao},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={51},
  pages={547 - 562}
}
  • G. Jayaprakasha, L. Rao
  • Published 15 June 2011
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
The genus Cinnamomum comprises of several hundreds of species, which are distributed in Asia and Australia. Cinnamomum zeylanicum, the source of cinnamon bark and leaf oils, is an indigenous tree of Sri Lanka, although most oil now comes from cultivated areas. C. zeylanicum is an important spice and aromatic crop having wide applications in flavoring, perfumery, beverages, and medicines. Volatile oils from different parts of cinnamon such as leaves, bark, fruits, root bark, flowers, and buds… 
Cinnamomum zeylanicum: Morphology, Antioxidant Properties and Bioactive Compounds
Cinnamomum zeylanicum is one of the oldest spices used for culinary purposes in Asian countries. Its extracts have demonstrated a positive impact on controlling the progression of disease pathologies
Volatiles from Cinnamomum cassia buds
TLDR
This report provides the first GC-olfactometry data of a plant part of a Cinnamomum species, which shows that strongly lignified C. cassia buds combine a high abundance of cinnamaldehyde with comparably low coumarin concentrations, and provide a large cinnAMaldehyde depot for slow release applications.
Phytochemicals and bioactivities of cinnamomum porrectum (Roxb.) kosterm and cinnamomum mollissimum hook F
Cinnamomum porrectum (Roxb.) Kosterm and Cinnamomum mollissimum Hook f. which belong to the Lauraceae family are widely distributed in Peninsular Malaysia. They are locally known as “medang kemangi”
Antioxidant Activity of Cinnamon zeylanicum: (A Review)
Cinnamon zeylanicum is one of the species of cinnamon plant from the family of Lauraceae. It is not only the main ingredient of spices but also exhibits many medicinal properties. Anti-microbial,
Screening of Chemical Composition, in vitro Antioxidant, α-Amylase and α-Glucosidase Inhibitory Activities of the Leaf Essential Oils of Cinnamomum wightii from Different Populations
Cnnamomum wightii is an endemic species of the Western Ghats, India and is used in Ayurveda and Siddha systems of medicine. Its bark and leaves are adulterated with commercial cinnamon in southern
Dalchini (cinnamomum zeylanicum): a versatile spice with significant therapeutic potential
TLDR
The present review has summarized the therapeutic and pharmacological value of Cinnamomum zeylanicum along with its utilization in the Folklore medicinal system.
Cinnamon and Chronic Diseases.
TLDR
Further investigations are needed to provide additional clinical evidence for this spice against cancer and inflammatory, cardioprotective, and neurological disorders.
Comparative Chemical Profiles of Essential Oil Constituents of Eight Wild Cinnamomum Species from the Western Ghats of India
TLDR
The volatile chemical profiles of 8 wild Cinnamomum species from the Western Ghats, south India were reported for the first time and led to the identification of natural sources of aroma compounds such as 1,8-cineole, 1,4- cineole and benzyl benzoate.
The Potential Role of Cinnamon in Human Health
TLDR
This review summarizes the available isolation methods and analytical techniques used to identify biologically active compounds present in cinnamon bark and leaves and the influence of these compounds in the treatment of disorders.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 139 REFERENCES
Volatile constituents from Cinnamomum zeylanicum fruit stalks and their antioxidant activities.
TLDR
The volatile oil showed good antioxidant capacity, using the formation of the phosphomolybdenum complex, and a comparison of the chemical composition of the volatile oil was made with that of buds, flowers, and fruits.
Chemical composition of the volatile oil from the fruits of Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume.
GC and GC-MS analyses were used to characterize volatile oil composition of fruits of Cinnamomum zeylanicum (cinnamon) grown in 2 regions of South India, i.e. (i) coastal Karnataka and (ii) south
The bark and leaf essential oils of cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum Presl) grown at Parana, Brazil
The bark and leaf essential oils of cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum Presl, syn. C. zeylanicum Bl.) grown at IAPAR (Experimental Station of Morretes) were analysed by capillary GC and GC-MS. The barks and
Chemical Composition, Antiradical and Antifungal Activities of Essential Oil of the Leaves of Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Blume from Cameroon
TLDR
Results obtained in the present study indicate the possibility of exploiting C. zeylanicum essential oil to prevent diseases such as diabetes and cancer, to slow down ageing, and also to combat strains of A. flavus and Fusarium moniliforme responsible for biodeterioration of stored food products.
Volatile constituents of leaf, stem and root oils of cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
Gas-chromatographic analysis of the volatile oils of the leaves, stem-bark and root-bark of commercial cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), grown in Sri Lanka revealed interesting differences between
Isolation, identification, and purification of cinnamaldehyde from Cinnamomum zeylanicum bark oil. An antibacterial study
TLDR
Cinnamaldehyde at different concentrations was active against all tested bacteria and the highest inhibitory effect was observed against B. cereus, while S. aureus, E. coli, and K. pneumonia ranked next (MIC: 62.5 μg/mL) followed by P. mirabilis and P. aeruginosa with a MIC of 125.0 μg/ mL.
Chemical composition of essential oils from aerial parts of Cinnamomum malabatrum (Burman f.) Bercht & Presl.
The constituents of the essential oils of leaf, petiole, shoot and terminal shoot of Cinnamomum malabatrum were determined by GC and GC–MS. Thirty-nine compounds, constituting 95% of the oil, were
Chemical Composition and Analyses of Enantiomers of Essential Oils from Madagascar
The volatile constituents of twelve essential oils from Madagascar, namely those of Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Presl, Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume (leaf oil), Hedychium flavum Roxb., Helichrysum
Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of some commercial essential oils
The essential oil composition of Cananga odorata, Boswellia thurifera, Cymbopogon citratus, Marjorana hortensis, Ocimum basilicum, Rosmarinus officinalis, Cinnamomum zeylanicum and Citrus limon was
...
1
2
3
4
5
...