Cinnamon is a spice used in the kitchen, which works to control blood sugar. It also works to reduce the risk of heart attack. Cinnamon is a special kind of wood, which is full of medicinal properties. This is the inner bark (layer) of the stem and branches of a plant called Cinnamon. It is very beneficial for health if it is consumed in limited quantities. Otherwise, it can also become a cause of danger to life .Cinnamon can be used in these 4 different ways to improve digestion and for gastric disorders.
We usually know about the same type of cinnamon, which is used in preparing drinks, lentils and vegetables. But cinnamon is mainly of two types. The main difference between these two types of cinnamon is taste.
Usually, the color of wood like cinnamon is used in our houses, the test is more sharp. It is known as the regular cinnamon or cassia. This cinnamon is found comfortably at supermarkets and grocery shops.
Another type of cinnamon is known as Ceylon. Its taste is lighter than cassia. This cinnamon is also known as True Sinaman. Ceylon is used only in certain things and medicines. It is more expensive than cassia.
Cinnamon has been known since remote antiquity. It was imported to Egypt as early as 2000 BCE, but reports that it came from China confuse it with Cassia. The Hebrew Bible makes special mention of the spice several times: the first time Moses is commanded to use both sweet (Hebrew: קִנָּמוֹן qinnāmôn) cinnamon and cassia in holy consecration oil, in Proverbs where the lover’s bed is scented with myrrh, Her clothing was a component of the Cinnamon Ketoret which is used when referring to the scent of Lebanon in a handcraft and cinnamon and Solomon’s song, a song describing the beauty of its beloved, cinnamon scents. Holy incense is described in the Hebrew Bible and the Talmud. In this time when the residence was located in the first and second Jerusalem temple, special incense was presented on the altar. Ketoret was an important component of temple service in Jerusalem. It was so highly invaluable among ancient nations that it was considered as a gift fit for the emperors and also for a deity: the fine inscription is the cinnamon and cassia gift records of Apollo’s temple at Miletus although its sources were kept.
*Ingredients in Cinnamon
Sodium Vitality, Vitamin A & C
Potassium Moisture & Ash
The cinnamon flavor has triangular mithi. Cinnamon is warm, dipan, digestive, mutral, kaphak, and has pillar properties. Reduces anxiety. Improves liver function.
USES AND INDICATIONS
If you feel indigestion, stomach pain and heartburn, you can grind cinnamon, dry ginger, cumin and cardamom in equal quantity and take it with hot water.
Taking cinnamon, black pepper powder and honey etc. after meals does not cause stomach upset.
Cinnamon prevents nausea, vomiting and laxatives.
Boil a pinch of cinnamon powder in water, add a pinch of black pepper powder and honey, and reduce colds, throat swelling and malaria.
Cinnamon is used in uterine disorders and gonorrhea.
By chewing a piece of cinnamon for one month after delivery, conception can be avoided.
Cinnamon increases breast milk of the mother.
There is contraction of the uterus.
To increase the taste of food
The use of cinnamon leaves and bark enhances the taste of cakes, sweets and food.
Cinnamon oil is used in perfumes, sweets and drinks.
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To increase semen, take cinnamon powder in the morning and evening with lukewarm milk.
If there is a headache due to cold, grind it with cinnamon water and apply it on the head.
Cinnamon is used in oral odor and dental medicine.
To reduce acne, apply cinnamon powder mixed with lemon juice.
Honey and Cinnamon Health Benefits:
Honey and cinnamon are such items found in Indian homes, which are full of many health benefits. Regular intake of their paste causes the Boost Immune System. In addition, it also protects against diseases caused by changing weather and diseases caused by dangerous bacteria. At the same time, cinnamon will lead to better hemoglobin levels, due to which patients of type-2 diabetes get a lot of benefit. A mixture of honey and cinnamon is preventing many diseases. Its regular intake provides relief in bad stomach, cough and cold, arthritis pain and bladder infection.
This is the reason why the mixture of these two things is considered better than medicines. You can take these two things easily available in every house by making juice, paste or tea. Know here what quantity should be taken of this mixture and how it benefits the body.
Cinnamon is such a natural medicine, which if consumed in the right amount, does not cause high blood pressure. Also, if diabetes patients take it, it also works to control the amount of sugar in the blood.
-But if cinnamon is consumed in more than a limited amount, blood pressure can also decrease very rapidly, which can be harmful. Cinnamon can also cause fatigue, drowsiness and dizziness due to regular use in large amounts. According to doctors, these methods should be adopted to keep the brain active.
Eating dry cinnamon can also cause throat blisters, burning, swelling and wound problems. Also, there may be severe burning sensation not only in the throat but also in the chest.
Inflammation of lungs can cause pneumonia. If not treated in time, it can make the lungs sick forever. Our body’s immunity protects us in this way.
- Arthritis pain
Mixing half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder and equal amount of honey, taking it relieves pain of arthritis. Take this mixture with lukewarm water. If you want, you can also apply this paste on the painful part. If you do not feel like eating or applying paste, then you can also drink it by mixing it in warm water. Take it regularly for rest.
Make a paste by mixing 2 teaspoons of honey in three teaspoons cinnamon powder and drink it with warm water. Its regular intake can reduce cholesterol level by 10 percent from your body.
It is believed that honey celebrates semen strongly and the problems related to infertility are eradicated. In China, women consume cinnamon powder to strengthen their uterus. At the same time, several studies have also shown that regular intake of cinnamon powder provides relief in polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
- Bladder infection
Both honey and cinnamon work together to kill bladder germs. For this, mix 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder and 1 teaspoon honey daily and drink it with warm water. Or by mixing it in water, you can consume it a little throughout the day. But in the meantime avoid sour fruit juice, wine and coffee.
- Lose weight
Consuming honey and cinnamon with hot water three times a day reduces weight. Take this drink first in the morning, second after breakfast and third time drink it before going to bed at night. This reduces fat gradually from your body.
- Skin infection
Those who have problems with herpes, they should definitely consume it. Honey and cinnamon helps to eliminate germs affecting the skin. Apart from drinking it, you can also apply its thick paste on herpes.
Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1000 plus patients worldwide.