Cinnamon is extract from the bark of Cinnamomum tree. Cinnamon used to be a rare spice in the olden days. In those days its availability was limited. Although Cinnamomum tree is native to Sri Lanka, today you can find it in several countries. Cinnamon has strong health properties. It is also popular for its medicinal uses. It is used extensively for culinary purposes. However, in these review we will be discussing some of the medicinal uses of this wonderful spice.
Health Benefits of Cinnamon
1. Cholesterol– Our body uses it to generate vitamin D, hormones and digestive salts. However, if there is excess cholesterol, it can block the arteries and cause several health disorders.
The fiber and calcium content of cinnamon discards salt from our body. This destroys the concentration of bile in our intestines. This prompts our body to create new bile. For this bile formation our body utilizes cholesterol.
To take cinnamon Mix powdered cinnamon with honey and dissolve it in tea water. Drink this and watch your cholesterol levels going down. You can follow other simple ways to reduce high cholesterol.
Cold is a infection that spreads fastly. Although there are several cures available in the pharmacy, people prefer natural remedies that are effective as well as free from side effects.
1-Mix a little cinnamon powder with some honey (1 tbsp). Take this mixture twice in a day to get rid of cold symptoms.
2-You can also mix cinnamon powder (1 tbsp) with green tea for treating cold.
A blend of honey and cinnamon can help you to get rid of pimples or acne.
The following recipe is an effective cure for pimples.
1-Take 2 tbsp of honey
2-Take 3/4th tbsp of cinnamon powder
3-Make a paste of cinnamon and honey and apply it on your face gently.
4-When it dries rinse off with water.
Use this treatment for 4 weeks to get good results.