Canela do Velho - Miconia albicans Tea, Living Proof LLC, Herb, Herbal, Health, Natural Medicine, apothecary, Ayurveda,
Canela do Velho - Miconia albicans Plant, Living Proof LLC, Herb, Herbal, Health, Natural Medicine, apothecary, Ayurveda,

Canela de Velho - Miconia albicans

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Drink Canela do Velho for back pain relief and more!

Canela de Velho - Miconia albicans

Origin: Brazil

Used part: Stem, Leaf, Flower


The plant known as "cinnamon of old" is among the herbs best suited for the relief of pain caused by arthritis and arthritis. This plant is considered as a medicinal herb native to the Brazilian Northeast, a plant that integrates the family of melastomataceae, scientific nomenclature miconia albicans.

This plant is sub-shrub, endowed with a fine stem, with a height of up to 1.20 meters, with oval leaves, crossed, green-shiny in the upper part and white in the lower area. It is characteristic of this vegetable stems floral with red hue, minimal white or yellow flowers and minimal round fruits.

In Brazil, the cultivation of this vegetable occurs mainly in territorial areas between the states of Bahia (region where the same was baptized as cinnamon of old) and Sergipe. It has better adaptation in poor soils, quite drained and with temperatures between 25ºC and 33ºC.

Health benefits:

Old cinnamon tea serves to reduce pain and inflammation of the joints and stimulates the regeneration of cartilage lining the bones and therefore can be used in diseases such as osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis or even to help alleviate spine pain and muscle pain.

This herb, because of its antioxidant properties, helps neutralize free radicals, slows aging and helps in eliminating toxins from the body, helps reduce blood sugar levels, is great for people with diabetes and aids in digestion, already which helps reduce liver fat, heartburn, reflux and poor digestion. In addition, due to its antioxidant and antitumor properties, it can be used to prevent or slow some types of cancer, since it has a protective action against the cells in the DNA.

Good Herbal Remedy:

  • Helps in the treatment of arthrosis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Combats inflammation in joints
  • Relieves joint pain
  • Purifies blood
  • Control your blood sugar
  • It is antioxidant
  • Protects the liver
  • Reduces the proliferation of bacteria and fungi


  1. Add 2 tablespoons of herb to one liter of water
  2. Turn off when it reaches boil
  3. Remove from the heat and leave the pan (capped) to stand for 10 minutes
  4. Strain and drink

How to drink:

Take 2 to 3 times a day.


Old cinnamon tea should not be used by people allergic to this plant, pregnant women, women who are breast-feeding and children. Excessive use of cinnamon tea from the old can cause a feeling of malaise in the stomach.