Food is heaven when it is cooked with tangy spices and herbs. The fact of being craziest and savory ingredient amongst the all Popular Herbs and Spices and also according to researches; Cinnamon stood at No.1 out of 26 of herbs and spices. This spice is the strongest spice which has been used medicinally around the worldwide for thousands of years.

Cinnamon is!!

Like all other spices and herbs, this spice is also the same in some ways to ginger and turmeric, with a peculiar taste. Cinnamon is actually made from a kind of tree and having a very fascinating smell, color and flavor of this spice lead from the oily part of the tree that grows from.

The spice consists a strongest smell and flavor which will make your dishes tastier as well will fill your body internally more strong and fit.

Cinnamon is of two kinds

Cinnamon can be found into two main variants as Ceylon and Cassia, with these two different two variants have their own major health benefits and here we are going to discuss 5 amazing health benefits of Cinnamon.

There is always practicality, without that we couldn’t define the statement or assures the spice is full of health benefits.

1) Inflammation

Cinnamon for Inflammation

Inflammation is normal these days and often the body’s natural reaction which leads to pain. Cinnamon holds a natural anti-inflammatory property. A perfect herbal home remedy for pain and swelling that caused to our bodies. Just add a bit of cinnamon while making your cuisines or Indian curries which is easy to use and may help you in healing inflammation. This will lessen the risk of developing heart diseases, lungs problem, certain cancer, and diabetes. You may try a cinnamon tea or coffee as well, but be careful about the quantity factor, as overdose can harm your body as well.

2) Weight Loss

Heavy body or overweight is a headache these days; everybody wants to be fit as fit body leads to activeness. Cinnamon could be the best results for weight loss, although the ever last weight loss and maintenance will always be a healthy diet and daily exercise. But there is a fact of cinnamon that it will help you in weight loss by decreasing blood sugar, as a result, an important factor towards losing weight.

Cinnamon also includes the controlling insulin levels, which support in speeding up the metabolism, and when the level of metabolism is high, then automatically it will store healthy carbohydrates into energy without turning them into fat.

You can take as this as in detox drinks because of its natural suppression qualities.

3) Lower Bad Cholesterol

The cassia cinnamon is one of the commonly used cinnamon which helps in lower blood cholesterol. According to studies cinnamon effects on triglycerides which indicate 23% to 30% reduction in triglycerides in patients and up to 27% reduction in LDL cholesterol.

Also according to researches, cinnamon may also help in a positive effect on lowering fasting blood glucose, lessens triglycerides, improving serum glucose, improving serum glucose, and improving both good and bad cholesterol. You may go with a mixture of honey and cinnamon to lower your risk of heart disease, due to which it will help reverse several health signs that significantly raise the risk.

4) Beneficial for Bone Health

This spice over the years considered as a healing agent for our teeth. Cinnamon reduces bone breakdown and also protect osteoporotic bone loss. Also cinnamon is in antibacterial properties, though it is useful in keeping the mouth free from harmful bacteria which may lead to gum diseases or damaging your teeth. So, overall this sweet and crispy spice strengthen you’re boned including our teeth. You may try cinnamon oil drops for your toothache problem, which will ease the pain.

5) Cinnamon for Common Cold and Cough

During weather changing we usually get trapped into a common cold, as cold isn’t that easy to handle, so in that case, to stop it on that prior basis, which can lead the symptoms from worsening Cinnamon is the way out.

Have a strong cinnamon tea, on the initial start of common cold symptoms such as; sore throat, coughing, or sniffing, etc.

The properties like healthy antioxidants and antibacterial will fight the harmful bacteria, and improve the blood flow and blood oxygen levels, and gives pleasant warming in the body.

We have elaborated the five health benefits only that you can get from this amazing spice called “Cinnamon”, where there are more benefits which should be gain up. Overall we can recommend that this spice is not at all a bad idea to add-on in your routines, however, the correct and appropriate amount should be present and with proper guidelines.

Some Important Facts of Cinnamon

i) The most common and the “Real Cinnamon” is the Ceylon Cinnamon with sweeter spice variety found in Sri Lanka. This light brown textured brown stick is an expensive one.

ii) Keep this Spice for endless years, for the same smell and taste you have to ground cinnamon in a glass container with an airtight lid.

iii) Cinnamon contains fiber, iron, calcium, manganese and zinc.

iv) We can use this spice in both sweet and savory dishes.

v) In the last, we will suggest you add up this spice in your meals with correct form and also if you are taking any prescription medication related to Cinnamon than always consult your doctor before using the (supplements).

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