Useful properties and harms of cinnamon
The benefits of cinnamon are known since ancient times. Spice has a number of healing properties, but hardly anyone knows what it is obtained.
In fact, cinnamon is the dried bark of Chinese or Ceylon oak. Its the most useful plant can be grown in Sri Lanka. It is used in the preparation of liqueurs, preserves, candies and chocolate. The spice is also used in medicine and cosmetology. For colds, flu, sinusitis, doctors prescribe heat ointments that contain cinnamon.
The most famous is Ceylon cinnamon. It tastes a little pungent but sweet. Its benefit is due to the low content of coumarin, which in high doses is harmful to the body. Chinese cinnamon contains coumarin in 100 times more. Has a sharp burning taste. Known as: fragrant cinnamon, Indian cinnamon and easy cinnamon. Malabar cinnamon is characterized by a bitter taste, cinnamon has a pungent smell and spicy taste. The aroma depends on the freshness and sweetness. Sweeter than the product, so it is fresh.
Scientific studies on the harms and benefits this spice has shown that it improves the eyesight and stimulates the brain by increasing the susceptibility of the receptors to substances. To do this, just add a pinch of cinnamon in your tea. However, if “to eat it with spoons”, the negative pressure is provided.
The healing properties of cinnamon
Osnovnaya of cinnamon is due to the content of 3 active ingredients: brown aldehyde, cinemiracle and alcohol. Their interaction is allowed to get rid of high cholesterol, blood clots in the blood vessels.
Invaluable is the use of cinnamon in diabetes as it reduces blood sugar level, helps to lose weight due to the conversion of excess fat cells in the energy component. To have antidiabetic properties of cinnamon have been manifested in full force, it should be used in conjunction with cookies, that are contraindicated in diabetes mellitus and obesity.
Useful cinnamon and atherosclerosis, as it reduces the concentration of cholesterol in the blood. However, as anti-cholesterol remedies it is only effective in combination with honey. To prepare healing means you need to mix a spoon of honey and ¼ spoon of cinnamon. Apply 3 times daily.
Doctors recommend to include spice to the diet of patients with diseases of the bile-expelling system and liver. The product has a choleretic effect, as well as antiparasitic, antibacterial and antifungal properties.
Side effects of cinnamon
The dangers of cinnamon is evident when it is excessive consumption. If you break the measure (0.5 tablespoon Ceylon varieties per day), the use of offset by negative changes in the body. Substance “coumarin”, which