Latest researches are full of wonderful discoveries about cinnamon. From the nervous system to cardio-vascular functions, cinnamon has a role to play.
Alertness, Memory & Cognitive Development
Driving is one major source of stress. Cinnamon, besides keeping you alert, lessens the frustration you feel when driving.
A German study says that cinnamon improved memory recall and response times. It results in being alert and focused.
Bacteria can’t survive in pure cinnamon leaf oil aroma. This way the bad odor is not just masked but completely eliminated. In just a few minutes, 2-5 drops of its oil in combined with water neutralizes odors. It can also be used as sprays. The oil improves the move and is effective against winter blues.
Known as an effective bacteria killer, Asian dishes usually come with a pinch of cinnamon. It is believed to be used in a traditional method of preserving food without refrigeration. Molds in sliced bread are prevented with a 6 percent oil solution. It has also been found as a good ingredient to develop an insect repellant food packaging.
Cinnamon oil is a potent natural disinfectant. It is proven to have great qualities against E Coli, Aspergillus oryzae, Staphylococcus aureus, and Penicillium digitatum.
Manganese is a mineral important to building bones, keeping blood healthy and keeping other connective tissues fit.
Tumors, melanomas, and gastric cancers are treated with cinnamon oil. Sugars that sustain and sometime cause cancer are controlled when the cinnamon regulate the blood levels in the body. Cinnamon starve the cancer cells of the sugar necessary for their growth.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Uncomfortable feelings associated with IBS are relieved with cinnamon. It kills the bacteria and heals infections along the G.I tract. When faced with stomach cramps, drink cinnamon tea daily. Drinking 2-3 cups a day will lessen the pain of cramps.
Again, with cinnamon’s great anti-bacterial qualities, it makes the best remedy for a stomach bug. It is a great against certain bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter, and E coli.
Candida Yeast Infections
Studies have shown that Cinnamon oil is good against candida. It helps fight infections and boost the immune system. It is effective against the three strains of candida: Candida tropicalis, Candida krusei, and Candida albicans.