Cinnamon is a highly delicious spice. Cinnamon is used as a spice and aromatic. Cinnamon has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine to cure many ailments. Humid tropical evergreen rain forest conditions favor the best growth of cinnamon. Cinnamon is made by cutting the stems of the cinnamon tree. the inner bark is then extracted and woody parts removed from it. When it dries, it forms strips that curl into rolls, called cinnamon sticks. The sticks can be ground to from cinnamon powder.
Medicinal uses of Cinnamon:
Cinnamon is loaded with antioxidants.
Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties.
Cinnamon may cut the risk of Heart disease.
Cinnamon can improve sensitivity to the hormone insulin.
Cinnamon lowers blood sugar and has a powerful anti-diabetic effect.
Cinnamon may have beneficial effects on Neurodegenerative Diseases.
Cinnamon may be protective against cancer.
Cinnamon helps to fight bacterial and fungal infections.