Thursday, June 26, 2014


A couple of facts on cinnamon:
-Cinnamon is actually the bark of a cinnamon tree. The leaves of a cinnamon tree are bay leaves. Cinnamon starts to harvest after the tree turns two years old.
-In taste, cinnamon is fragrant, spicy, and sweet.
-Srilankan cinnamon is known to be the best quality cinnamon because of its thin and fragrant variety.
Benefits of Cinnamon:
-It is useful in dry cough, tonsillitis, and sore throat. In this case, take a cotton swab with a long handle. Dip it in cinnamon oil and apply in the throat and tonsils
-For bad breath, loose teeth, or painful teeth, add one teaspoon cinnamon powder in a glass of warm water and gargle it.
-If any pain is experienced in a decaying tooth, take cinnamon oil on a swab and apply on the tooth.
-For motion sickness or nausea, chewing on some cinnamon will help.
-Cinnamon paste helps in swollen and painful wounds.
-For headaches, cinnamon, dry ginger, and black pepper paste is useful.
-For warts and uneven skin tone apply cinnamon paste made with lemon.
-For swelling of joints, massage them with cinnamon oil
-For colds, sinusitis, and headaches, inhale the steam of eucalyptus and cinnamon oil mixed. On a handkerchief, pour a few drops of cinnamon and eucalyptus oil, and inhale it.
-Cinnamon is also a cancer preventer 
-It is effective against candida yeast infections and also boosts your immune system
-It is very useful in controlling blood sugar level 
-Cinnamon is a natural disinfectant and anti-fungal 
-With its bacteria-preventing properties, cinnamon is a food preservative.
-Improves mental health- memory, alertness, cognitive development, and prevents Alzheimer's
-Cinnamon is a mood enhancer as well

* These are general guidelines but everyone has different "TASIR" (nature of body), so follow that also.
*Best approach is to eat variety of nutritionally dense food rather than concentrating on one.
*Good things are good till used in moderation, overdo is not good.

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