Cinnamon – Delicious and Precious Spice

 

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Cinnamon is one of the oldest spices in the world that is obtained by grinding the brown tree bark cinnamon  (Cinnamonum verum).
He is mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible was used in ancient Egypt, not only as a spice in beverages and as a cure but also as one of the ingredients that are used for embalming. During this time the cinnamon was very highly valued and considered valuable even than gold.
The extract of cinnamon has many favorable effects on human health: balance blood sugar levels, prevents blood clotting, have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antifungal properties and improves brain function.

Treatable  abilities of cinnamon come from essential oils found in its bark: cinnamaldehyde, cinnamyl acetate, cinnamyl alcohol and others.
Cinnamon is helpful for people who have type 2 diabetes, studies show that the ingredients contained cinnamon stimulate insulin receptors and inhibit an enzyme that inactivates insulin. It also lowers LDL cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood and prevents the diabetic complications and cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes.
Besides the unique essential oils, cinnamon contains trace minerals such as manganese and is a good source of fiber, iron and calcium. These compounds reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and regulate capital in cases of diarrhea or constipation.

Use:
 It lowers blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes;
 Keeps the metabolic balance between glucose and insulin levels;
 For the prevention of cardiovascular diseases;
 For the treatment of hypercholesterolaemia;
 For the regulation of the proper function of the digestive tract;
 Demonstrates anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antifungal properties.

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