Cinnamon is a spice produce from the inner bark of a tree (the genus Cinnamomum) and is use for sweets and for savory foods too.
The tree got its origin from South East Asia and was introduce in Europe in the sixteenth century.
Cinnamon contains strong antioxidants and is also rich in volatile substance called polyphenols. Cinnamon is strongly aromatic and a sweet taste.
1. Lower the bad cholesterol (LDL)
New studies show that cinnamon may have a regulatory effect on your blood sugar, and may significantly lower the bad cholesterol (LDL).
2. Anti-inflammatory properties
Anti-inflammatory properties help to relive the pain and stiffness of joints and muscles.1/2 of tsp cinnamon powder combine with 1 tsp of honey taken every morning before breakfast can relief arthritis pain.
3. Boosts your brain functions
Cinnamon can boost your brain function. Smelling cinnamon or chewing cinnamon-gum, improves your memory performance.
4. Anti-microbial & anti-fungal properties
Recent studies have indicated that cinnamon extract and cinnamon oil have antibacterial, anti-parasitic, and anti-fungal properties. Cinnamon can be effective in yeast infections and stomach ulcers.
Inflammation in your internal tissues and organs has been identified as primary cause of hearth disease.
5. Improves your blood circulation
The strong anti-inflammatory effect of cinnamon is helpful in the prevention of hearth disease. Cinnamon can improve your circulation ensures oxygen supply to your cells.
6. Effective for indigestion
Besides the fact cinnamon is adding a pleasant flavor to your foods, it’s very effective for indigestion, upset stomach and diarrhea .You can use cinnamon as at tonic digestive.
Using cinnamon in moderation it is showing no side effect.
Warning: People with allergies, pregnant women, or very sensitives peoples should not consume cinnamon.