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May 21, 2012

9 Health Benefits of Cinnamon*

by Heal Thyself!









The Amazing Power of Cinnamon*:

  1. Cinnamon extract and/or cinnamon improves fasting blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes.
  2. The intake of 2g of cinnamon for 12 weeks significantly reduces the HbA1c, systolic and diastolic blood pressures among poorly controlled type 2 diabetes patients.
  3. Cinnamon oil (cinnamaldehyde) has therapeutic activity against oral Candida infection.
  4. Gum arabic tree, Cinnamon, and Clove exhibit antimicrobial activity against multi drug resistant strains of E. Coli, Klebsiella and Candida albicans.
  5. The Japanese multi-herbal formual known as gosha-jinki-gan could be a safe and effective potential therapeutic alternative in females with overactive bladder.
  6. Cinnamon reduces insulin resistance parameters in polycystic ovary syndrome.
  7. Cinnamon and rhodiola have significant blood sugar lowering and antioxidant activity.
  8. Cinnamon (cassia type) and Polygonum cuspidatum (source of resveratrol) demonstrated significant inhibition of xanthine oxidase indicating its potential use for the treatment of gout.
  9. Cinnamon, clove and cumin exhibit anti-MRSA properties, in vitro.
    Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum  or C. zelanicum), not the commonly sold Cassia (Cinnamomum burmannii).


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