Witchy Wednesdays - Cinnamon
Witchy Wednesdays - Cinnamon Cinnamon is the inside park of an evergreen tree of the laurel family of trees, it has a paper thin brown bark and small yellow flowers with purple berries, it is native to the Asian countries and the best coming from Sri Lanka. As we know cinnamon is used as a culinary spice from savoury to sweet dishes, especially around christmas time and from a wide range of cultures. It was mentioned in Chinese books on healing more than four thousand years ago. It was also used in Egypt and Europe. In Egypt it was part of a mix of herbs and spices that was used to fill body cavities during mummification. According to Pliny the Elder, a Roman pound (327 grams (11.5 oz)) of cassia, cinnamon, or serichatum cost up to 1500 denarii, the wage of fifty months' labour, and the Emperor Nero is said to have burned a year's worth of the city's supply at the funeral for his wife Poppaea Sabina in AD 65. In 1767, Lord Brown of the British East India Company established Anjarakkandy Cinnamon Estate near Anjarakkandybecoming one of the largest cinnamons estates. A cup of cinnamon tea after dinner is said to stimulate digestion and help regulate blood sugar.Cinnamon gum can be very affective for morning sickness. Magickally If you are in need of some quick cash, make a bowl out of cinnamon clay, write the amount of money you need on a piece of paper and place it in the bowl with a few coins as offerings of good faith. When you get the money, bury the paper and the coins in the yard and your bowl is ready for your next money request. Cinnamon and cinnamon oil can be used in love spells and to make charms to draw love, happiness, and money. It can be burned to sanctify an area or object, to increase the spiritual "mood", to aid in healing spells or in healing in general.The oil may be used to anoint objects during blessing and protection rituals.