Cinnamon has abundance of healing properties and also has incredible smell and it is very tasty. This spice is rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, iron, manganese, copper and dietary fiber.
Here are cinnamon’s health benefits:
- It strengthens the immune system
Cinnamon and honey is very tasty yet powerful combination. In order to protect your body from viruses and bacteria, you need to consume one teaspoon the honey in combination with one quarter of a teaspoon of cinnamon dissolved in a glass of lukewarm water.
- It stimulates brain’s work
According to recent researches, cinnamon’s smell can improve cognitive abilities, memory and concentration. These experiments involved cinnamon-aromatized candles and cinnamon-flavored chewing gums.
- It increases level of energy
In case you feel fatigue, prepare yourselves any kind of fruit tea and add little bit of cinnamon in it. This combination will improve your circulation and will also increase your vitality.
- It improves digestion
Thanks to its fiber and minerals, cinnamon can improve the whole digestion process. It also protects the colon from cancer.
- Cinnamon is great against infections
Cinnamon is great when it comes to treating infections, especially those caused by Escherichia Coli.
- For hair regeneration
In case you have problems with excessive hair loss, you should use cinnamon based products. This spice’s antioxidants are very beneficial when it comes to improving hair regeneration.
Heat some olive oil and add a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon in it. After the mixture is cooled, apply it onto your hair by gently massaging your scalp. Let the mixture act for 15 minutes before you wash your hair as you wash it regularly.
- It helps when it comes to dealing with women problems
In order to soothe menstrual pains, consume cinnamon on a regular basis.
- How to consume cinnamon on a daily basis?
Make a mixture using ¼ of a cup of honey with ½ a teaspoon of cinnamon. Pour the resulting mixture over some almonds. Put the almonds in the oven and bake on 180 degrees for 15 minutes. Spray a banana with little bit of cinnamon. Put half a teaspoon of cinnamon in your coffee, hot chocolate, milk or fruit tea. Add half a teaspoon of cinnamon in your morning oatmeal. If you do not mind, you can add whole teaspoon of cinnamon instead of half. Prepare a tasty mixture using 2 teaspoons of peanut butter in combination with half a teaspoon of cinnamon. Spread the resulting mixture onto apple slices. This is an ideal snack which you can consume before or after exercise.
You should consume this amazing spice in small amounts. Avoid consuming more than 4 grams of cinnamon a day.