When something harmful or irritating affects a part of our body, there is a biological response to try to remove it. Inflammation can be uncomfortable, but it means that the body is starting to heal itself.
January 18, 2020
Cinnamon is a spice commonly used to bring life to both sweet and savory dishes – cinnamon rolls, biscuits, apple cinnamon crumble, curries and even other viands. The possibilities are endless. But did you know that Cinnamon also has medicinal properties?
In ancient times, the Chinese and Egyptians were known to use the bark as both spice and tea to treat illnesses such as chronic gastrointestinal disorders, colds, sore throat, and cardiovascular diseases. 1
Recent studies have proven that cinnamon has a lot of medical benefits. Some of them are:
IntegrAid Cinnamon Extract is a natural dietary supplement which aids in blood sugar metabolism. To know more about it, consult your doctor.
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 Hugues, Stacey, “Cinnamon for Lowering Blood Sugar Levels”, verywellhealth.com, August 22, 2019, Retrieved from https://www.verywellhealth.com/efficacy-of-cinnamon-for-diabetes-treatment-1087108
 Pasupuleti Visweswara Rao, et al., “Cinnamon: A Multifaceted Medicinal Plant”, published online April 10, 2014, Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4003790/
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