Ceylon Cinnamon Quills
Ceylon Cinnamon is popular spice worldwide. It exerts numerous biological effects on the body. Cinnamon has been harvested from the inner bark of trees called Cinnamomum trees for thousands of years. The use of cinnamon dates back as far as 4,000 years ago to Ancient Egypt. Cinnamon was considered a very valuable and rare spice at this time. Cinnamon was mentioned in the Bible numerous times and was noted for its ability to fight illnesses. Research is now starting to back up the medicinal claims of cinnamon that ancient populations have known about for centuries.
1-6 grams daily.
Possible Benefits of Ceylon Cinnamon Quills:
Cinnamon is packed with a variety of Antioxidants that can reduce free radical damage. Researchers have identified 41 different protective compounds in cinnamon so far.
Some of the antioxidants in Cinnamon have anti-inflammatory effects which may lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, brain function decline and more. Because cinnamon lowers swelling and inflammation, it can be beneficial in pain management, with studies showing that cinnamon helps to relive muscle soreness, PMS pains, severity of allergic reactions, and other age-related symptoms of pain too.
Studies have shown that another health benefit of cinnamon is that it reduces several of the most common risk factors for heart disease, including high cholesterol levels, high triglyceride levels, and high blood pressure.
Cinnamon is known to have an anti-diabetic effect. It helps lower blood sugar levels and also can improve sensitivity to the hormone insulin, which is the vital hormone needed for keeping blood sugar levels balanced. People with type 2 diabetes can experience significant positive effects on blood sugar markers by supplementing with cinnamon.
Research also shows that another benefit of cinnamon’s protective antioxidant properties is that they can help defend the brain against developing neurological disorders, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
Because of its antioxidant abilities, cinnamon can protect against DNA damage, cell mutation, and cancerous tumor growth. This is especially true in the colon; studies show that cinnamon can improve the health of the colon, thereby reducing the risk of colon cancer.
There are many benefits of cinnamon when it comes to defending the body from illnesses. Cinnamon is a natural anti-microbial, anti-biotic, anti-fungal, and anti-viral agent. Cinnamon is so powerful at boosting immunity that some studies even show that it may be able to reduce the risk of contracting the HIV virus.
In studies, the extracts found in cinnamon were shown to be protective against bacteria living in the oral microflora that could cause bad breath, tooth decay, cavities, or mouth infections.