Cinnamon is one of the spices available throughout the year; the fragrant, sweet and warm taste of cinnamon is a perfect spice to use during all seasons.Cinnamon has been studied for its ability to help stop the growth of bacteria as well as fungi. A chemical found in Cassia cinnamon - can help fight against bacterial and fungal infections. Its antimicrobial properties are so effective that recent research demonstrates this spice can be used as an alternative to traditional food preservatives.
Cinnamon is used to help treat muscle tightening, vomiting, diarrhea, infections, the common cold and loss of appetite. Cinnamon may help treat Type 2 Diabetes by lowering blood sugar levels and increasing the amount of insulin production in the body. Cinnamon has been found to be an effective natural remedy for eliminating headaches and migraine relief.
Cinnamon is an excellent source of calcium and fiber. The combination of the two components binds and removes bile salts from the body--salts that have a damaging effect on the colon. When the bile is removed the body, it has to break down cholesterol to generate new bile, having a positive impact on atherosclerosis and heart disease prevention. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory.
Cinnamon as a superpower used to treat things such as colds, indigestion and cramps and also believed to improve energy, vitality and circulation.