Cinnamon is one of the most popular spices. Many are unimaginable, various cakes and apple pie without the aromatic coffee powder. While in most Western countries this spice is mainly associated with cookies and drinks in Asian countries it is inevitable ingredient in savory recipes.
The healing abilities of cinnamon is due to the ingredients found in the essential oil of its bark. The necessary elements are cinnamaldehyde, cinamilacetat and cinamilalkohol. Cinnamon can successfully be used as an antioxidant, and it is interesting that the very smelling cinnamon stimulates the brain work better.
Studies show that even with small amounts of this spice regularly entered in the diet can reduce levels of bad cholesterol, or LDL cholesterol and regulate blood sugar, which is especially important for people with diabetes 2nd.
According to experts, showed that cinnamon, thanks to the ease of anticoagulant effect, affecting less blood clotting.
The results of research conducted at the University of Copenhagen have shown that patients diagnosed with arthritis pain markedly decreased after a month daily intake one teaspoon of cinnamon and honey in the morning.