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Brief Introduction of the Use of Cinnamon Products

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Jun. 08, 2020

1. Cinnamic Acid

Cinnamic acid is also known as β-phenyl acrylic acid, cinnamic acid. White tiny crystals with a slight cinnamon odor. Slightly contained in water, easily contained in acid, benzene, acetone, glacial acetic acid and contained in ethanol.

The role of cinnamic acid in food and pesticides: ①cinnamic acid is used as a growth promoter and long-acting fungicide for the preservation of fruits and vegetables; ②having high-efficiency antiseptic and fresh-keeping effects; Agents, such as beverages, cold drinks, candy, alcohol and other foods.

The role of cinnamic acid in daily chemical and fragrance: ① Tyrosinase is a key enzyme in melanin synthesis, which initiates the cascade reaction of tyrosine into melanin biopolymer. Cinnamic acid has the effect of inhibiting the formation of black tyrosinase, and has a certain effect of blocking ultraviolet rays. It can make brown spots lighten or even disappear. It is one of the essential ingredients in advanced sunscreens; ② Used for preparing esters , For the preparation of lilac and other floral flavors in the perfume industry for the preparation of methyl phenyl acrylate, ethyl ester and phenyl ester; ③ has a good fragrance retention effect, usually used as a raw material for fragrance, and also used in spices fragrance fixer.


Cinnamic Aldehyde


Cinnamic Aldehyde


2. Cinnamic Aldehyde

Cinnamaldehyde exists in cassia oil in nature, and is usually prepared by a synthetic method. It is mainly formed by the condensation of benzaldehyde and acetaldehyde in the presence of dilute alkali in industry. The air turns into a dark brown viscous liquid, which has a special smell of cassia oil and a burnt aromatic taste. It is slightly soluble in water, soluble in ethanol and ether, and insoluble in petroleum ether.

Uses: Cinnamaldehyde is mainly used in foods, beverages, medicinal quality alcohol, spice industry endowed with cinnamon fragrance.

The role of cinnamaldehyde in medicine: ① anti-mutant, anti-cancer; ② role in the treatment of deep fungal infections; ③ cinnamaldehyde is also one of the important medical raw materials. Commonly used in external medicine and synthetic medicine. ④Cinnamaldehyde has the effect of dilating blood vessels and lowering blood pressure.

The role of cinnamaldehyde in daily chemicals and flavors: one of the important spices, commonly used in soap flavors, to prepare flavors such as mast, frangipani, lily of the valley, rose and so on. For example: toothpaste, shampoo, shower gel, etc.

The role of cinnamaldehyde in industry: the reduction of cinnamaldehyde to cinnamyl alcohol.

The role of cinnamaldehyde in foods and pesticides: ① antibacterial and antiseptic effects; ② the effective concentration of inhibiting Aspergillus niger; ③ used in food for the preservation of fruits, such as: fruit preservation, instant noodles, etc.


3. Cinnamonol

The role of cinnamyl alcohol in medicine: commonly used in cardio-cerebrovascular drugs, such as natriazide, flunarizine hydrochloride and so on. And the inhibition rate of lung tumor caused by sv40 virus is 100%. It is clinically used for blood cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian tumor, esophageal cancer and other tumors.

The role of cinnamyl alcohol in daily chemical and fragrance: one of the important spices, often used with phenylacetaldehyde. It is indispensable for the preparation of floral fragrances such as narcissus essences, rose essences, etc., and can also be used as fixatives and modifiers. Add to soap, perfume and chemicals.

The role of cinnamyl alcohol in industry: it can be synthesized by organic chemicals: cinnamyl chloride, cinnamyl acetate and cinnamyl alcohol series in the price list.

The role of cinnamyl alcohol in food and pesticides: food additives.


The above is the application of Cinnamon Chemicals Supplier's cinnamon series products.