Cinnamon is a spice that tastes great and is very healthy for us.
Did you know that one of the first things regularly traded between Europe and the Near East was Cinnamon ?
Cinnamon is actually a small evergreen tree. The bark from these trees are processed and ground or turned into cinnamon sticks. Active ingrdents that are healthy include cinnamyl alcohol ,cinnamaldehyde, and cinnamyl acetate that come from the essntial oils found in the bark.
Not only that cinnamon is a good source of trace mineral manganese ,fiber, calcium and iron . As written in other articles on this website Cinnamon is known to reduce insulin levels and help reduce cravings for sugar. It also prevents unwanted clotting and that is why cinnamon is known as an “anti-inflammatory” food.
1. Arthritis relief
2. Relieve mucles and joint pain
3. Stop bacteria growth
4. Stop fungi growth
5. Stop yeast Candida
6. Slows cravings
7. Relives congestion
8. Boosts congnitive funciton and memory in brain
9. Removes bile salts from the body and thus improves colon health
10. Prevents Urinary tract infections
10. Helps to fight tooth decay and gum disease
There are lots of ways to add cinnamon to your food. In tea or desserts as well as in mexican or italian dishes.