4Ah, cinnamon! Who doesn’t like the soothing sweet and a spicy enchanting smell of cinnamon? Nowadays, cinnamon has found a variety of uses: cooking, perfumes, scenting, and Ayurveda medicine (traditional Indian medicine). Caution when using the oil is required because of how potent it is, and sometimes allergic reactions may occur if overdosed. However, using the oil properly can work wonders for your body, mind and soul.
Cinnamon has the natural ability to lower blood sugar, so people with Diabetes find it extremely useful. It is effective both for Type 1 and Type 2, showing better result in Type 2 Diabetes. It also reduces the effects of a high-fat diet, therefore, it is often used as an aid in diets and weight loos programs. It also reduces the risk of cardiovascular issues.
It has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties, which makes it a great fighter of infections, both internal and external. It works wonders for the brain, serving as a tonic, removing nervous tension and cold headaches. It is often used to treat respiratory infections!
Cinnamon has natural blood thinners. It improves circulation and makes it an amazing pain-reliever. Studies have shown that regular use reduces the risk of heart attack and high blood pressure. It can also aid colon health, reducing the risk of colon cancer.
It improves digestion and gets rid of gas, as well as morning sickness. It also gives relief from menstrual cramps!
On the more romantic side, the oil works wonders in perfumery, odor fighter, as well as a remedy for pimples!
CAUTIION: Due to its potent nature, the oil should not be ingested unless specifically supervised. Used topically, for acne f.e., it should be diluted since it can cause allergic reactions or irritation.
· Great for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
· Prevents heart disease and improves circulation, purifies the blood
· Pain-reliever, used for menstrual cramps as well
· Remedy for pimples
· Improves digestion
· Lowers blood pressure
Interesting fact: Originally, the herb was used in Asia first, mainly Sri Lanka, India, but nowadays, the herb is one of the most common spices in the world!