"Let food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. Each one of the substances in a person's diet, acts upon the body and changes it in some way, and upon these changes the whole life depends, whether in health, in sickness or convalescent."
Hippocrates 2 000 years ago.
Before we start on the cinnamon health benefits, here is just a short little story about where it comes from and how the product we know is made.
Ceylon Cinnamon is grown in Sri Lanka as well as in Brazil, the Caribbean and India, whereas Cassia Cinnamon comes from Indonesia, Vietnam, China and Burma.
So welcome to Home Remedies Haven and The Remarkable Benefits of Cinnamon, a spice that that has been treasured for centuries for its incredible healing properties. Bursting with antioxidants, cinnamon serves as a powerful defender against oxidative stress and free radicals, promoting overall health and well-being.
its potent anti-inflammatory properties help to reduce inflammation in the body, providing relief from a variety of ailments. Additionally, cinnamon possesses anti-viral properties, bolstering the immune system and helping fend off viral infections.
But the benefits don't stop there - this versatile spice also aids in digestion, soothing the stomach and promoting a healthier environment for the body.
Get ready to discover the many wonders of cinnamon and unlock its potential to enhance health and vitality.
Now this is really interesting to see how cinnamon can be used for issues relative to the reproductive system:
When we have a bad taste in our mouth or suspect our breath smells we often reach for some gum to get rid of the bad taste, good move.
But even better if the gum contains the essential oil cinnamaldehyde which CAN even actually eliminate odors and even prevent the growth of new stinky bacteria.
Cinnamon stimulates the body's production of Tumor Necrosis Factor an Immune System Chemical that Fights Cancer.
Cinnamon contains antiemetic camphor and two carminatives (eugenol and safrole) as well as chemicals called catechins, which all help relieve nausea.
And last, but not least of all, one of the cinnamon health benefits is that it is very good for the treatment of peptic ulcers due to a certain compound in its make-up namely propanoic acid, that helps prevent the formation of stomach ulcers without messing around with the production of gastric acid.
So how do we get this much needed spice into our system?
½ teaspoon of cinnamon a day can really help for cholesterol issues
It also boosts your body's ability to store blood sugar.
Cinnamon is one of the most potent anti-oxidants on the planet and it also has a unique impact on blood sugar when it is stripped down to its purest form that can be comparable to the diabetes medication rosiglitazone Avandia - but without the prescription drug's heart-damaging side effects.