Cinnamon Cinnamon Tree Cinnamon An excellent herb that shouldn’t be overlooked.
Cinnamon (Dalchini) is a cinnamon herb that has been used for a long time in many ancient cultures.The cinnamon plant has medicinal properties, such as gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract infection, relieving symptoms of colds and flu, and has properties. Outstanding antifungal and antibacterial Some studies show that cinnamon helps people with diabetes burn sugar better.
1. Benefits of Cinnamon (Cinnamon) has been used traditionally.
True Cinnamon, or Cinnamomum Zeylanicum, is a small perennial. The leaves are lush green that is native to Sri Lanka. And was taken during ancient Egypt for embalming And used as a spice in food to prevent spoilage During the plague epidemic The cinnamon was soaked in water and cloves. To put it in the room with the patient Cinnamon was the most preferred spice during the 15th and 16th centuries.
From scraping to remove the shell layer completely Then peel off the inner bark from the core Chinese cinnamon is mostly used in past treatments. It is traditional medicine and studies in laboratories and animals. In vitro or animal research has not guaranteed safety or effectiveness in humans. But German health officials (Commission E) approved cinnamon bark for mild gastrointestinal spasms, appetite stimulation and relief from indigestion.
2. What diseases can cinnamon help?
2.1 Relieve abdominal pain
Cinnamon extract has been used clinically in the treatment of gastrointestinal tract and stomach ailments. Cinnamon is a carminative, a substance that helps break down intestinal gas. Which is used to prevent diarrhea and morning sickness Both test tubes and laboratory animals It was found that cinnamon may help relieve minor stomach pain caused by excess gas. It is used in indigestion, indigestion, nausea, intestinal colic and The condition of the uterus is not contraction. Associated with the cold and weakness It is known to relieve nausea and vomiting, and because of its mild astringency, it is especially used for infantile diarrhea.
2.2 Clear the urinary tract infection
One German study found that cinnamon. “Completely inhibited” causes of most urinary tract infections (Escherichia coli bacteria) and fungal yeast infections in the vagina (Candida albicans).
2.3 Diabetics use less insulin.
Some studies show that Cinnamon helps people with diabetes burn sugar better. In adults with early onset diabetes, the type in which the pancreas produces insulin. But the body cannot use it effectively to break down blood sugar.
Richard Anderson, of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Center for Human Nutrition Research in Beltville, Maryland, found that cinnamon improves insulin’s ability to metabolize glucose, which helps regulate blood sugar levels. Cinnamon contains anti-oxidant glutathione and a type of flavonoid called MHCP (methyl hydroxy chalcone polymer) .It is believed that cinnamon makes fat cells respond to insulin. Better, hormones that regulate sugar metabolism, thereby regulating blood sugar levels
“1 in 8 teaspoons of cinnamon triples the insulin efficiency,” said James A. Duke, Ph.D., a botanist from the US Department of Agriculture and author of the CRC Herbal Medicine Guide. Onset It’s a good idea to talk to your doctor about taking 1⁄4 to 1⁄2 teaspoon of cinnamon at each meal.It may help control blood sugar levels.
3. Cinnamon tree helps digestion.
Cinnamon stimulates the digestive system. Useful in weak digestion, colic, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, wind and dilation. Tannins have astringent effects, cause bleeding in nosebleeds for a long time, and help relieve diarrhea and congestion of colds. Cinnamon contains substances called catechins, which help relieve nausea. The essential oils in the cinnamon bark may help the body process food by breaking down fats during digestion.
4. Kills fungi and viruses that cause disease.
Preliminary results from test tube and animal studies suggest that cinnamon oil and cinnamon extract have antifungal, antibacterial and anti-parasitic properties. For example Cinnamon has been found to be effective against candida albicans responsible for vaginal yeast and fungal infections. (Oral yeast infection), Helicobacter pylori (bacteria that cause stomach ulcers), and even head lice.
An incredible experiment in the Journal of Food Science in 1974 demonstrated cinnamon’s properties in most yeast and fungi such as white bread, raisins, rye and wheat. All produced without normal fungicides are subjected to several groups of aflatoxins.The group of toxic molds is dangerous, so they can cause liver cancer and kill humans and animals. The toxic mold is getting stronger in all other breads except the growing raisin bread is described as In an attempt to identify whether the raisins or cinnamon were responsible for this, food scientists discovered that just 2% or 20 mg of the spice per milliliter of yeast extract and sucrose broth. Inhibit 97-99 percent of these molds.
5. Pain relief
Cinnamon is considered a pain medication. Due to the action of prostaglandin suppresses cold and flu symptoms.
Both in India and Europe Cinnamon is taken as a hot herb for “cold” conditions, often in combination with ginger (Zingiber officinale) .The herb stimulates circulation, especially in the fingers and toes, and has been used for arthritis. Cinnamon is also a traditional remedy for muscle pain and other symptoms of viral conditions such as colds and flu.
Always take care when taking herbs and read our warning.
** Note Cinnamon Herbs / Side Effects
Cinnamon bark is generally safe to use in medicinal amounts. But there is an allergic skin rash or a reaction of the mucous membranes. Spice workers occasionally develop asthma, and some people have an allergy to cinnamon gum. Large amounts of cinnamon bark can cause harmful nervous system reactions.
Do not use:
– During pregnancy due to the emmenagogic effect of cinnamon.
– If you suffer from stomach or intestinal ulcers due to the carminative effect