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Benefits of cinnamon

Updated on August 4, 2014


If you think cinnamon is simply something to be used to flavor food or drinks then you are innocent about it health benefits here I are its uses and cures

Cinnamon is a medium evergreen tree and is native to tropical region especially Shri lanka
It bears the berry fruits that are purple in color and contain a single seed.Its flavor is due to aromatic essential oil present in it .It is called "Darchini in Hindi .

As a medicine it acts like other volatile oils and is repudiated to cure colds. It is also used to treat diarrhea and other problems of our digestive system.Cinnamon is high in antioxidant activity.The essential oil of cinnamon also has antimicrobial properties which aids in the preservation of certain foods stuffs in our kitchen .Cinnamon traditionally have been used to treat toothache and fight bad breath in people and if it is used regularly it is believed to eradicate common cold and aid digestion.Cinnamon has been proposed to be use as an insect repellent too Cinnamon which is most popular among spices, has great medicinal value. People have started taking notice of its values.

Cinnamon is a wonder spice as it has favorable effects on our brain's function and memory,it boost our memory unexpectedly.

Cinnamon soothes our stomach and also provide relief if one has ulcers .
It suppresses the bacteria that causes urinary tract infections and the fungus accompanied with yeast infections
Cinnamon reduces cholesterol levels of our body generally,lowering the bad cholesterol and boosting the good cholesterol simultaneously
Cinnamon has an ability to reduce blood sugar, and increase insulin secretion by the pancreas in our body.

Cinnamon has great potential to fight against obesity, It acts as an insulin resister and is sometimes known as pre diabetes,and is also said to be a"Metabolic Syndrome.since it is often said that if one has a good metabolism ,then one is free from most of the aliments.

Cinnamon may be used in any form it will give all the benefits on been consumed. Adding it to any drinks or foods, or eaten as a supplement.will all lead us to reap its benefits


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      Sarika Mehra 7 years ago

      naaz,you may have Cinnamon tea boil it in 2 cups of water 1/2 tea spoon and when it is one cup you may have it ,

      another way to loose weight is to bring changes to your diet ,never fast ,instead stick to more fruit and vegetables instead and have fiber rich food without using oil in your diet you can loose maximum of your fat in two months ,next have 3 lime juice every day in little warm water one at a time thrice a day ,do walking and yoga ,all will count to reduction of your fat and will bring glow to your face .

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      naaz 7 years ago

      hoow can i use cinnamon for obsity.i want to loose inches as soon as possible?becoz after 2 monthsis my marrige.thanks.