While Cinnamon is a popular spice in Indian cooking, did you know that it has a host of health benefits as well? Made from the inner bark of trees called Cinnamomum, here’s why you should include it in your daily routine…
Packed with antioxidants, cinnamon is said to make sure your body can withstand oxidative damage, which happens when free radicals enter the body.
Also called a superfood, cinnamon contains an antioxidant called polyphenols, which helps keep illnesses at bay.
The spice contains anti-inflammatory properties, which help keep inflammation at bay, repair tissue damage and even battle the infection.
Keep your heart strong by regularly adding cinnamon in your diet — it has antioxidants that keep heart disease away.
The spice is also helpful in keeping blood sugar levels regulated — grind some cinnamon sticks into powder and have a teaspoonful every other day.
Those suffering from high cholesterol should also include cinnamon in their diet to keep their cholesterol levels in check.
Suffering from a bacterial infection? Try chewing on some cinnamon sticks. The spice contains cinnamaldehyde, which helps the body fight infections.
The spice in a paste form can also be used to apply on the gums when you suffer from gum bleeding. It also helps prevent tooth decay.