Cinnamon is used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine to treat diseases such as flu and indigestion.
The fragrant spice contains calcium, fiber, iron and manganese and the bark encloses various therapeutic essential oils.
Since cinnamon does not limit its potential in health, when combined with ingredients such as olive oil and brown sugar, can make literally miracles in the field of beauty and beyond. You know truth how useful you might find cinnamon, except for the area “cooking”?
Lips … ala Angelina
You need to take a very expensive surgery or other invasive solutions to obtain full and luscious lips formula Angelina Jolie. Especially so when the alternative is in the closet of your kitchen.
Apply a little Vaseline on your lips and gently dab a pinch of cinnamon on top. Rub the mixture for a few seconds and then let it “sit” for a minute. Note that you will feel a little “boost” from the spice. Attention in any event not apply cinnamon directly on your skin, as this can cause irritation.
Then add another layer of petroleum jelly and you will soon see your lips lush and seductive ready for kissing.
Cinnamon is appropriate to create your own homemade acne treatment. Three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon are enough to relieve you from unwanted and annoying acne. Use honey and cinnamon to make a thick paste-like chocolate and rub it in your face.
Cinnamon stops acne, caused by various bacteria and honey contributes to reduce redness and restore the skin moisture. Leave the mixture on your face for about ten minutes (or until it starts to burn), then rinse and wipe with a dry towel.
Caution Before attempting any home treatment you may want to ask your dermatologist.
Extensions … with cinnamon aroma
Hair loss can be a frightening experience, regardless of the cause that causes it. One way to boost your hair growth is to use one weekly mask based cinnamon.
Mix two tablespoons of cinnamon and honey in half a cup of hot olive oil. Add one egg to thicken the mask. Comb your hair after you apply the mask to wet hair for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with a shampoo. Attention, consult your dermatologist before using the mask.
Mmmmmm, fresh breath
Have you ever wondered why the cinnamon flavor is so prevalent in candies or chewing gum? The answer lies in the oil of cinnamon, which can “kill” the bacteria that cause the odor of our breath.
There is no need to buy chewing gum and candies, chewing cinnamon (spearmint or peppermint) morning, helps significantly to combat bad breath. You can even make and gargle with one teaspoon of honey and cinnamon powder mixed in hot water.
The stronger smell exfoliation process can be other than that which has as a basis the cinnamon. Send away dead skin cells and restore the shine and softness of a homemade exfoliating cream.
The ingredients you will need is salt, almond oil, olive oil, honey and cinnamon. Make a thick cream and rub your body gently and then rinse. Attention and in this case you would first consult a specialist for any irritation.
For mind … razor
Studies have shown that if you chew cinnamon gum (or mint) increase the awareness of your brain and reduce fatigue by up to 20%. Indeed, specific tests conducted, it was reported that those who used to chew cinnamon gum had lower frustration levels by 20% and increased arousal levels by 30%.
Homemade fresh scent
If you want your home (or even your body) to smells fresh, create your own personal fragrance with apple cider vinegar, cinnamon spill a few whole cloves. Simmer the mixture and add a few orange peel if desired.
Cinnamon, although it could be attractive to ants, the essence is “red flag.” Sprinkle with a little cinnamon essential oil around doors, windows etc. to prevent them getting into your home.
And think, that cinnamon is easy to clean after. Just like that and cloves, the spice which is also a deterrent for ants.