Cinnamon is a unique spice, with important organoleptic qualities and healing properties. Each time you enjoy your latte, sprinkled with cinnamon on top, know that it also has strong anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action, due to the ability to prevent undesirable bacteria growth.
Moreover, it helps in indigestion, hypertension, improve the lipid profile, headaches, cramps, menstrual and stomach pain with a positive effect in gastric ulcer and duodenum.
Cinnamon helps in better blood sugar control. Delays the gastric emptying rate, ie the time it takes food to digest, making absorption of sugar intake slower.
According to a recent researchers announcement from the Medical Chicago University Center Rush, cinnamon can protect the brain from Parkinson’s disease, a disorder of the brain that leads to shaking (tremors), movement difficulty and coordination.
The study, published in the journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, found that when the human body processes this spice, a chemical component called sodium benzoate formed. It is an approved substance used for the treatment of neurological diseases.
Ceylon Cinnamon is considered as the best quality variety of the plant and can provide the most benefits for the human organism.