cinnamaldehyde

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cinnamaldehyde

Uses:cinnamon, gum,ice cream, candy,beverages, almonds,apricot flavorings,fungicide, inscectide

Cinnamaldehyde

Aldol Condensation Reaction with Cinnamaldehyde

3-phenylprop-2-enalC9H8O

Use wax paper with cinnamon oil on it to prevent your bread from getting mold on it.

Cinnamaldehyde was mentioned in Chinese medical texts as early as 2700 BC and was described in a famous Chinese medical text, the Tang Materia Medica, written in 659 BC. It has also been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine, the ancient healing art of India.

Only occurs naturally in the trans form

makes up 90% of the bark of Cinnamon trees

50 grams can be purchased for around $20.00

Used by ancient Egyptians as part of their embalming mixtures.


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