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Cinnamon – A Spice for Good Health

Cinnamon- the most conjunct spice used in the kitchen. The traditional spice has myriad of fabulous properties that’s why Ester’s Granola has introduced products with cinnamon flavors. Nevertheless, do you know what those good qualities are?

Favorably, cinnamon holds the best anti-oxidant levels that promote good health.

All about cinnamon

The spice, cinnamon cockles from the inner bark of a tree known as the Cinnamomum. Therefore, the inception of this spice dates back to Ancient Egypt. Surprisingly, this spice regarded as a gift for the Royals. Commonly available across all households, cinnamon adds sweet and warm flavor to the meals. The aroma and flavor of cinnamon are born from its oily part that contains high cinnamaldehyde.

Classes of cinnamon

For instance, most of the people don’t know that cinnamon has two varieties: Ceylon Cinnamon and Cassia Cinnamon. A native of Sri Lanka, India, Madagascar, Brazil, and the Caribbean, Ceylon Cinnamon is considered to be the better variety. Since medieval times, this is the popular remedy for cough, sore throat, and arthritis. Recent studies have discovered many other beneficial health properties of this super spice.

Health Benefits

Tada! There are several extraordinary benefits that cinnamon promotes. These are:

  • Loaded with Anti-oxidants
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Lessens the Risk of Heart Disease
  • Helps improve Insulin Sensitivity
  • Has Anti-Diabetic Effects
  • Effective in Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Helps fight Fungal and Bacterial Infections

Phew!!! These were quite many to count.

However, the benefits are not limited here. Check below some tips you can use to get benefits from this super-duper spice.

  • Soaking feet in cinnamon tea aids in killing fungi that cause athlete’s foot.
  • Boil cinnamon sticks in water for 10 minutes. Strain and consume. It provides relief from Nausea.
  • A hair mask mixed with cinnamon helps avoid hair loss in the dry weathers and also promotes hair growth.
  • Cinnamon Bark Oil helps operate the digestive imbalance. In other words, the warmth of this oil improves blood flow and blood oxygen levels. Include cinnamon as an active ingredient of your hot drinks such as tea.
  • Coughs and cold can be treated by drinking cinnamon-infused water with a drop of honey added to it 2-3 times a day.
  • Cinnamon Powder mixed with rose water is effective in treating dry winter skin. Also, its anti-microbial properties help prevent acne.

This wondrous spice carries many health benefits for you. In other words, by including the cinnamon in your daily diet, magnify the health benefits of your meal. Auspiciously, Ester’s Granola provides many products that contain this wonderful spice. You can add Coffee Cinnamon cookies or cinnamon granola bars to your breakfast and enjoy the taste along with health benefits. Alternately, you can sprinkle the Cinnamon powder to your granola bowl for that woodlike warm flavor.

Have a Cinnamon-y summer!!!!

 

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