Cinnamon has been used for millennia as a medicine in cultures worldwide, but only more recently has modern science provided the proof that this spice belongs not only in spice cabinets, but perhaps in medicine cabinets, as well.
1. Cinnamon is useful for maintaining healthy insulin levels.
This is good news for diabetics. Cinnamon consumption is associated with lowering blood-sugar levels and improving sensitivity to insulin. This has been demonstrated in multiple, human trials with cinnamon dosages ranging from a half to two teaspoons per day.
2. Cinnamon has tremendous heart-health benefits.
Like many other natural medicines, cinnamon consumption is associated with lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides while maintaining healthy levels of good cholesterol (HDL). There is some evidence that cinnamon may have a positive effect on blood pressure levels, as well.
3. Cinnamon has anti-cancer benefits.
Cinnamon has shown some in-vitro anti-cancer activity, inhibiting growth and even killing cancer cells.
4. Cinnamon is anti-inflammatory.
Inflammation is thought to be a key factor in many degenerative diseases. Cinnamon’s potent dose of antioxidants is thought to reduce the type of chronic-longterm inflammation that is associated with perpetuating disease.
5. Cinnamon is potently Anti-fungal and kills yeast.
Perhaps most interesting to us here at Know the Cause, cinnamon exhibits powerful, Anti-fungal capabilities. In clinical trials, cinnamon oil was even more potent than some