Cinnamon is a spice that has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of year to treat illnesses, aliments and disease. It is a 100% natural product that does not ingest harmful chemicals into your body. It has quite a few medicinal uses and culinary uses. Cinnamon is very useful in treating type 2 diabetes. It naturally lowers blood sugar levels and increases the amount of insulin production in the body. This useful spice has natural properties like anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and blood anti-clotting effects. It is also used as a natural food preservative. It can also be used to promote weight loss and regulate the blood glucose level.
Cinnamon can be prepared and used in food a variety of ways such as in dessert, beverages like tea and much, much, more. When cinnamon is mixed with honey it can help reduce inflammation and relieve arthritis pain. Many people prefer to use cinnamon as a natural remedy to relieve headaches and migraines. Cinnamon can be purchased in powder form, sticks and as a dietary supplement and it comes available in capsules. Anyone who is interested in using any spice or herb as a natural remedy or supplement for health should seek professional advice first because spices and herbs are known to interfere with certain prescription medications.
Lab studies have proved that cinnamon has antioxidant effects that ca help prevent and fight a number of diseases. Very high doses of cinnamon can be toxic so it is recommended to take from 1/2 teaspoon to one teaspoon a day. Side effects of cinnamon are none, but some people may be allergic to this natural product and heavy use can lead to mouth sores. Cinnamon has been reported to interfere with blood thinners, certain diabetes medications and so that is why you should contact a professional for advice on using cinnamon.
More and more people are turning to natural herbs and spices as a way to promote good health and a way to save time and money compared to purchasing prescription medication. Herbal supplements are becoming more and more popular in the United States and they have had a very long and wide use in Europe. Herbs and spices are not recommended to cure serious diseases, but only to prevent them. You can get much information about the use of all herbs and spices by speaking with a herbalist. Natural supplements made from herbs and spices can be purchased at health food stores, specialty stores and on-line at a very inexpensive price.