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Cinnamon helps in blood sugar control and can prevent prediabetesOf all the diverse types of sugars that we consume like sucrose, glucose, fructose, our body uses glucose as the main source of energy. Blood sugar is the amount of glucose present in the blood. It is measured in mmol/L.The pancreas produces a certain hormone known as insulin which breaks...
Cinnamon Benefits for Oral Thrush
Oral thrush is a skin condition that causes white lesions to appear on the inner cheeks, tongue or lining of the mouth. This is caused by the Candida albicans fungus. When it is irritated, the lesions could bleed and be painful. Babies, adults on corticosteroids, those who wear dentures or anyone with a weakened immune system could contract oral...
Cinnamon Oil and Benefits
Cinnamon oil is the extract from the cinnamon tree. This tree grows in Sri Lanka, Indonesia and India. Commercially grown trees are maintained at heights of 6 feet. The bark of the tree yields cinnamon quills which are harvested every 2 years. Cinnamon oil is extracted from Cinnamomum zeylancium tree, which is also called ‘True’ or Ceylon cinnamon. Cinnamon...
Cinnamon Oil and Benefits
If you feel obesity is a small problem, think again.In US more than one third of adults are obese. Obesity not only leads to several other problems but it also brings huge financial burden on economy.In 2008, costs of obesity related medical problems was USD 147 bn!All of this can be avoided with some care while taking food and...
Cinnamon Side Effects
Cinnamon is a common spice used as a flavoring agent. The botanical name is Cinnamomum verum or ‘True Cinnamon’. The commonly used cinnamon varieties are Ceylon and Cassia Cinnamon. Cinnamon requires tropical humid weather for the trees to flourish. It grows abundantly in Sri Lanka, India, China, Indonesia, Brazil and Vietnam. The evergreen cinnamon tree grows to 10-17m in...