What did you know about cinnamon?

What did you know about cinnamon?

Each housewife knows what is cinnamon, but often forgets that cinnamon is not only great flavor, but also an effective medicine. We are used to cinnamon as a brownish powder or small sticks.

For the lovers of cinnamon, it is good to know that it contains more carbohydrates than protein or fat. There are also monosaccharaides, disaccharides, and it is relatively high in saturated fatty acids. It contains about 247 calories per hundred grams.

In terms of vitamins cinnamon is rich pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (B6), Vitamin PP (B3). It also contains calcium and potassium, as well as magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, manganese iron and zinc.

Not long ago, researchers found that cinnamon has a unique feature – it can protect against diabetes. It also improves blood circulation, it stimulates brain activity, improves digestion and appetite and strengthens the stomach.

Cinnamon medicine commonly used stimulation, because the body provides tone, but there is a great antiseptic. It is extremely useful for patients with acute upper respiratory tract infections, influenza, which helps to reduce fever and cough.

Another feature of cinnamon it can reduce various pains: teeth, muscles, and so on. It can also reduce fever, facilitate renal and hepatic colic, stimulate gastric acid secretion and fight against viruses, bacteria and fungi. Cinnamon and stems are used to treat rheumatic fever and influenza.



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