Cassia (Cinnamomum cassia): also known as “Chinese Cinnamon”, is what is usually sold as cinnamon in US stores. The US Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938 permits spice traders to label cassia as cinnamon. - See more at: http://healthimpactnews.com/2014/using-cinnamon-and-cinnamon-oil-to-cure-disease/#sthash.rAxhTyxv.dpuf
Use the powder (spice) in your foods, add a stick to your favorite tea. You can simply add a teaspoon or two to water put it in a pot and let it simmer on a low heat. It's aroma will scent and clean the air at the same time. And inhaling it will enter your lungs and you will receive the benefits just by breathing in this wonderful spice.Cinnamon is known to: Lower blood sugar Lower blood pressure Destroy bacteria and viruses Assist in weight loss Help with circulation Help with digestion It helps repel insects Rheumatism Stress Aphrodisiac
In addition to being an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, antimicrobial, anticancer, lipid-lowering, and cardiovascular-disease-lowering compound, cinnamon has also been reported as useful for metabolic syndrome, insulin sensitivity, polycystic ovary syndrome, increasing lean body mass, and gastric emptying. It is useful against neurological disorders, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. - See more at: http://healthimpactnews.com/2014/using-cinnamon-and-cinnamon-oil-to-cure-disease/#sthash.rAxhTyxv.dpuf
Cinnamon in all it's forms, powder, stick or essential oil should be included in every ones household. It's great for the body, mind and spirit and has been used for thousands of years in almost every part of the world. Should I say more?
Lawless, Julia, The Complete Illustrated Guide to Aromatherapy, G Britain, ELEMENT BOOK INC.1997 , pp. 184
DISCLAIMER: This article is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent disease. Always consult your physician before making any significant changes to your health and wellness routine.