Cinnamon

From our list of ailments, see what Cinnamon can be used for:

  • Anti-Fungal
  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Sugar
  • Cholesterol
  • Circulation Poor
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Digestion
  • Emphysema
  • Fever
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gas Flatulence
  • Genito-Urinary Ailments
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Libido
  • Lungs
  • Menstruation Excessive
  • Nausea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Urinary Tract Problems
  • Venereal Disease
  • Vomiting
  • Yeast Infections

Natural Remedies using Cinnamon

Although most markets sell cassia rather than true cinnamon, the cook who finds the true spice may use it interchangeably with cassia. It is most often used to flavor pastries, desserts and beverages such as hot chocolate and coffee.

Ground cloves blend particularly well with other warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. They may be used to flavor beverages such as wine and chocolate, and they are popular during the holiday season for breads and pastries.

Anti-Fungal, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol, Circulation Poor, Diabetes, Diabetes Type 2, Digestion, Emphysema, Fever, Fungal Infections, Gas Flatulence, Genito-Urinary Ailments, High Blood Pressure, High cholesterol, Hypertension, Libido, Lungs, Menstruation Excessive, Nausea, Tuberculosis, Urinary Tract Problems, Venereal Disease, Vomiting, Yeast Infections

The Benefit of using Cinnamon as a natural cure

Following ingestion of cinnamon, contact dermatosis may flare up. Eugenol has been reported to be irritant and a weak tumor promoter. EO LD50 690 mg/kg der (CAN). Perhaps second only to some varieties of clove (up to 20% eugenol), cinnamon (to 3.8%) is a major source of eugenol.

Add some warming herbs such as ginger or cinnamon powder to the bitter tea/ tincture; put a pinch of either of the powders in the cup before brewing.

Cardiovascular stimulants increase the movement of blood and stimulate the cardiovascu-lar system using heating herbs such as cayenne, ginger, and cinnamon.

For desserts, one of the issues is not eating too much—a problem when you make or bake a dessert at home. It may be better to buy small amounts of ‘healthy” dessert items. Some possibilities include small amounts of Earthsong Cranberry-Orange and Apple-Walnut Whole Food Bars (www.earthsongwholefoods.com), Jennie’s Coconut Maca-roons (www.redmillfarms.com) bars, Nutiva Flax & Raisin bars (www.nutiva.com), and Hadley date rolls with almonds (www.hadley dates.com). Another possibility is a Van’s apple-cinnamon toaster waffle, with almond butter or banana slices and powdered cinnamon.