1. Cinnamon was a highly prized ingredient, even more than gold at one point. It was used in food, in drinks, and it was even used as an embalming agent.
  2. In Chinese medicine, they believe cinnamon can be used to treat different ailments such as nausea and colds.
  3. Cinnamon is actually a natural anti-inflammatory acting as such by blocking the release of arachidonic acid, a fatty acid that causes inflammation. This arachidonic acid can also cause blood clotting.
  4. Sri Lanka produces about 90% of the cinnamon verum used across the world.
  5. Cinnamon is supposedly helpful in the fight against degenerative brain disorders like alzheimer’s, because it activates protective proteins that help stop mutation and damage to cells.
  6. Cinnamon’s strong flavor comes from the chemicals cinnamaldehyde and cinnamic aldehyde.
  7. Cinnamon is also a sugar antidote.

helpful nutritional facts from healthy lifestyle secretsSecret: The average cinnamon tree can grow up to a whopping 60 feet!

Click Here to Learn More About This Topic

Sign Up for Exclusive Offers and Discounts

Sign Up for Exclusive Offers and Discounts

You have Successfully Subscribed!