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Cinnamon: A Promising Natural Product Against COVID-19

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Abstract

COVID-19 is a pandemic and acute respiratory disease. Every day, all around the world, researchers are endeavoring to find effective or potential adjuvant therapies. Studies illustrate that essential oils from cinnamon and derivatives such as cinnamaldehyde and cinnamic acid possess numerous biological activities. In this paper, we have reviewed the possible mechanisms of cinnamon on the inflammatory cascade as a potential alternative therapy to decrease oxidative stress and inflammation in COVID-19 patients.

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • Coronavirus
  • ACE2
  • Cinnamon
  • Antivirus
  • Inflammation

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Zareie, A. et al. (2021). Cinnamon: A Promising Natural Product Against COVID-19. In: Guest, P.C. (eds) Identification of Biomarkers, New Treatments, and Vaccines for COVID-19. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology(), vol 1327. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-71697-4_15

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