100% Natural Dry Leaves
Benefits of using Cinnamon leaves in your aquarium:
- Creates a natural water environment for freshwater fish and shrimp
- Enhances the natural color
- Provides biofilm grazing
- Aids the molting process, helping reduce mortality rate during this stage
- Contains acids and tannins which have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, preventing bacteria and diseases
- Stimulates breeding
- Relieves stress
- Mildly reduces pH
The leaves will become waterlogged and sink after a couple days if not boiled beforehand. Once it begins to sink it will start releasing its tannins and other beneficial compounds. Many fish and shrimp will eat the leaf for its nutrients. When the leaf has nearly been dissolved add another dose. You can leave the old parts in or take them out.
Package: choose from 10/20/50 leaves packages. Leaves are sized from 10in-12in and might be broken during shipping.
Notes: Boiling the leaves and letting it cool down before putting into the tank are always recommended.
Other Cinnamon Leaves Benefits:
Cinnamon leaf oil has antiseptic, analgesic, antispasmodic, antibiotic, astringent, carminative, aphrodisiac, cardiac and other benefits. It can be used to treat general pain, respiratory tract infections, rheumatism and arthritis. Feelings of exhaustion and depression can be eased by using this essential oil. Menstrual pains could be reduced since cinnamon leaf oil stimulates our glandular system. Cinnamon oil has been used in traditional medicine to ease symptoms of a toothache. Even to this day, it is often mixed in breath fresheners, mouthwashes and chewing gum.
Gastric benefits : Eugenol present in cinnamon leaf oil reduces gastric problems like nausea, diarrhea and upset stomach.
Diabetes : Cinnamaldehyde is present in cinnamon leaf and this could reduce the risk of a person developing type-2 diabetes by increasing insulin sensitivity.
Aromatherapy : Cinnamon leaf essential oil is used for its aphrodisiac properties in aromatherapy. It can relieve symptoms of impotence and increase sexual function in both women and men. Inhaling cinnamon oil blended with other essential oils is said to have a aphrodisiac effect.
Cinnamon leaf essential oil is used in vaporizers and burners and these can be used to treat chest congestion and bronchitis. As massage oil, it can be mixed in bath water and helps to ease symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism, diarrhea, flu and other infections. Cinnamon oil is often mixed with other herbs like cloves, frankincense, benzoin, rosemary, thyme, lavender, ginger etc to make various medicinal lotions and creams. Cinnamon leaf oil has a calming effect and it helps alleviate feelings of depression. Used in a diffuser during cold winter months, cinnamon oil vapors are said to create feelings of warmth and comfort.
Other medicinal properties : Cinnamon leaf oil could act as an antibacterial agent and help with digestion. It could fight against harmful bacteria that cause infection. Production of neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine could be improved and it could also help balance brain chemicals and improve mental health by easing symptoms of anxiety, mental tension, nervousness and depression.
Cinnamon leaves have a wonderful flavor and is often used to make baked and sweet dishes. They are a popular flavoring agent of porridges – especially cornmeal porridge – in Jamaica. Cinnamon leaves are used to make herbal teas that are helpful with weight loss.
Drink at least 2 to 3 cups of cinnamon tea to help with obesity. Cinnamon leaf tea can also ease flu and cold symptoms and relieve upset stomach without causing any side effects. You can combine cinnamon leaf with green tea to boost health benefits