- Ceyloncinnamon’s healing properties
Cinnamon is evergreen tree which belongs to laurel (Lauraceae) family. In its branches’ crust there are many hidden healing properties. The inner layers of the barks of young branches are being peeled and dried and thus produce the tasty and healthful spice.
Cinnamon is great source of antioxidants, proteins and dietetic fiber. It also contains some important minerals such as manganese, zinc, copper and calcium and vitamins, including C, K B2 (pyridoxine) and B6 (riboflavin).
This spice is rich in antioxidants and phenols which are irreplaceable fighters against infections.
Ceylon cinnamon has been used in ancient Chinese medicine for treating colds, headaches, nausea and weakness. It is also great tool against diabetes and digestion.
Ceylon cinnamon has very positive effect onto people’s health.
- Reduces blood sugar level
According to a research, conducted by the biggest British diabetes organization, Ceylon cinnamon helps in the process of reducing the blood sugar level in people who suffer from diabetes type 1 and 2.
It has been confirmed that by entering only 6 grams of cinnamon on a daily basis, you will be able to lowers blood glucose, triglycerides and the harmful LDL cholesterol.
- Protects from Alzheimer’s disease
Numerous studies have shown that ingredient called CEppt, which is present in cinnamon’s crust, prevents Alzheimer disease’s development.
- Prevents multiple sclerosis’s development
University in Chicago brought multiple sclerosis patients new hopes for treating their disease thanks to Ceylon cinnamon.
In the study, researchers found that cinnamon can help in preventing the development of multiple sclerosis’s – serious disease from which many young people suffer.
- Treats fungal and bacterial infections
Results from the studies conducted by National Institutes of Health have shown that the compound called cinnamaldehye, which is present in cinnamon, play significant role in the fight against bacterial and fungal infections.
Its regular consumption will surely relieves symptoms of infection and their development and heals the body naturally.
- Honey and cinnamon – remedy for cancer and arthritis
Research conducted in the US showed that cinnamon helps in the fight against many types of cancer because it reduces the growth and spread of cancer cells.
Cinnamon in combination with honey cures stomach and bone cancer.
This powerful combination helps in suppression on leukemia and prevents the forming of lymphoma.
Honey and cinnamon can also help people suffering from arthritis after one week of regularly consuming half a teaspoon of cinnamon with one teaspoon of honey.
After a week, patients claim they feel pain relief, and after a month, arthritis pain and symptoms completely disappear.
- Other cinnamon health benefits
Besides contributing to all above mentioned diseases, Ceylon cinnamon can also help in fighting the following diseases and health conditions:
- Soothes inflammation caused by infections
- Improves memory
- Help when it comes to digestion problems
- Cleanses the blood and stimulates circulation
- Prevents heart diseases
- Soothes throat pains and flu symptoms
- Eliminates bad breath
- Stimulates brain activity
- Cures gastritis
- Soothes menstrual cramps