Cinnamon can reduce blood sugar in certain diabetic individuals and animals, but not others. Cinnamon's effects are unknown. It's uncertain how much to ingest and how long the effects may endure.
Cinnamaldehyde can make fat cells burn more energy, according to a lab research. The research is still young, but this is good news for dieters.
Ceylon cinnamon helps combat acne-causing germs, according to one tiny study. Cinnamon may help your skin look younger, according to a small lab research.
Cinnamon slows cancer growth and kills tumour cells in animal and lab tests. Cinnamon's significance in healing or preventing cancer requires human trials.
Cinnamon has been shown to reduce systolic blood pressure by 5 points when consumed daily for 3 months.
Cinnamon prevented Alzheimer's disease-related protein accumulation. Cinnamon-fed rats performed better in a memory-testing water maze. These findings must be tested on humans.
Cinnamon was the top inflammation-fighter in a lab trial of 115 foods. More research could support utilising cinnamon as a natural treatment for older persons with inflammatory disorders like rheumatoid arthritis.
60 adults in a short research ate 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon daily for 40 days, lowering their LDL cholesterol.
Salmonella, E. coli, and staph are all eliminated by cinnamon's antibacterial properties. It has the potential to serve as a natural preservative in food and cosmetics.
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