- More than just a simple spice, cinnamon packs a powerful punch in the antioxidant arena.
- Used for thousands of years to treat a variety of ailments, this amazing spice has an abundance of research to back it up.
- Cinnamon is obtained from the inner bark of the cinnamon tree. The bark rolls up while drying in the sun and forms what we know as a cinnamon stick which is left as is or ground into a fine powder...
Cinnamon is one of the oldest and most recognizable flavors in the world.
Ancient Egyptians imported cinnamon from China and used it as a medicine and food enhancer. Since then it has been used in just about every type of food product available.
Preliminary lab and animal studies have found that cinnamon may have antibacterial and antifungal properties. It may also have an anti-clotting effect on the blood. Several studies suggest that non-GMO cinnamon may have a supportive effect on blood sugar, making it possibly beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes.
Other studies with cinnamon have shown an amazing ability to stop medication-resistant yeast infections. One study even found that smelling cinnamon may support cognitive function and memory. In a study published by researchers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Maryland, cinnamon was shown to reduce the proliferation of mutated cells.
During research at Copenhagen University, patients were given half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder combined with one tablespoon of honey every morning before breakfast; after only one week the patients had significant relief in arthritis pain. Studies have shown that just 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon per day may possibly support healthy lipid levels and when added to food; it may support inhibiting bacterial growth and food spoilage making it a natural food preservative.
Cinnamon is a great source of manganese, fiber, iron, and calcium.
Some possible health benefits and traditional uses of Raw Organic Cinnamon Powder may include:
Supporting healthy lipid levels
May help relieve diarrhea
Supports healthy digestion
May reduce headaches & migraine pain
May support healthy cognitive function & memory
May aid a healthy immune system response
Anti-clotting effect on the blood
Supporting healthy blood sugar levels
Can be used as a food preservative
May help the elimination of bad breath
May support a healthy inflammation response
May aid the body in healing medication-resistant yeast infections
Micronutrients of Cinnamon include:
Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium
Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B-6, Folate, Choline, Betaine, Beta carotene, Alpha Carotene, Cryptoxanthin-Beta, Lycopene, Vitamin A (IU), Lutein & Zeaxanthin, Vitamin E, Gamma Tocopherol, Delta Tocopherol, Vitamin K
Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine
,.Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Serine
Flavonoids: Proanthocyanidin, 4-6 Mers, 7-10 Mers, Monomers, Dimers, Trimers
Essential Oils: Cinnamaldehyde
Phenols and Terpenes: Eugenol, Trans-Cinnamic acid, Hydroxycinnamaldehyde, o- Methoxycinnamaldehyde, Cinnamyl alcohol and its acetate, Limonene, Alpha-terpineol, oligomeric procyanidins
Suggested Use: Add a dash or more to recipes or drinks.
This method can take 15 to 30 days.
You will need 3 items (mason jar with cover, the herb/herbs of your choice, liquid for extracting).
The extracting liquid can be alcohol, alcohol/ water combo, vinegar or vegetable glycerin.
Take the product and fill the jar ¾ full, add the liquid of your choice and close the jar.
Then shake the jar so everything is well mixed.
Give the jar a good 5-minute shake, several times a day.
After 15 to 30 days strain and bottle in glass tincture jars.
Miscellaneous Facts about our Organic, Raw Cinnamon Powder
Ingredients: Organic Cassia Cinnamon Powder.
Parts Used: Raw Bark.
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum Cassia.
Other Names: Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia, Korintje, Canela.
Origin: Grown and harvested in Indonesia. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
How to Maintain Optimum Freshness
ZNaturalFoods.com offers our Organic, Raw Cinnamon Powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness.
Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Cinnamon Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.
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