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Cinnamon is an ideal seasoning that adds a unique flavor to various dishes. Also there are cases when the harm of cinnamon had a negative impact on human health. In Eastern and Ayurvedic medicine have long known the benefits and harms of cinnamon, as well as the miraculous effect of the combination of spices and honey. In spite of numerous publications about this strange spices, very few people are familiar with this use of cinnamon.
Cinnamon - a small tree that grows in India, on the island of Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Brazil and Egypt. Tu cinnamon, which we used to buy in stores, is actually the bark of the tree or thin twigs, crushed into powder. There are four kinds of cinnamon, Ceylon and Cassia - the most popular among the other varieties. Ceylon Cinnamon is one of the most expensive and the taste is very sweet. Cassia is also very expensive variety, its difference lies in the fact that it has a dark brown color.
All of the unique benefits of cinnamon is the action of three active components: tsenamaldehid, cinnamyl acetate, and cinnamyl alcohol. The miraculous ability of cinnamon were known to the Egyptians and the Romans over 5,000 years ago.
Cinnamon can to help people with diabetes by reducing insulin sensitivity and lower blood sugar levels. To include cinnamon in your daily diet you need to add a few grams of coffee, tea or cereals.
Studies have shown that cinnamon is used to inhibit certain enzymes that play a very important role in mitosis (cell division). Cinnamon is also a rich source of calcium and fiber, it helps to remove excess salt from the body.
Proved cinnamon benefit is in the fact that it reduces the level of cholesterol in blood, and by using fibers removes bile salts from the body. When removing bile significantly decreases blood cholesterol levels. When taken daily half teaspoon of cinnamon (1 gram), it lowers blood sugar and cholesterol levels improved performance.
The smell of cinnamon enhances the brain, improves memory and sharpens the response. Studies have shown if the cud add cinnamon taste, attention and visual processes are significantly accelerated.
If you are concerned about cramps in the stomach and tortured constipation, then cinnamon, rich in fiber will help your body.
Benefits and harms of cinnamon are described in many books and encyclopedias, so before you apply it, it is better to scroll through the necessary literature related to your disease. Moreover, cinnamon improves the immune defense. Add cinnamon in a variety of dishes, and you will get not only good food, but also will gain good health.