Cinnamon is a spice that is somehow linked with winter. It has that sensational aroma that somehow always reminds us on Christmas and winter holidays. But besides that warm and pleasant aroma, cinnamon is also a spice with amazing health benefits for human organism and it is recommended to use it not just during winter but through all the year.
Cinnamon is not beneficial only for it aroma and sweet taste, but it is also rich in minerals as calcium, iron, manganese as well as vitamin C and K and dietary fiber.
A teaspoon of honey and ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon mixed in a glass of water will protect your organism from viruses and bacterial infections especially during the winter months. Use this powerful natural remedy every day to stay healthy through the winter period.
Cinnamon contains dietary fiber that is very effective in soothing the itchy throat that is main reason for dry cough. Soak 2 cinnamon sticks in a glass of cold water and let it stay for few hours. Drink after to relieve condition of dry throat and cough.
Cinnamon can also help you if you feel you need more energy. Add ¼ of cinnamon powder to your tea or coffee and it will improve your vitality and the blood flow.
Cinnamon can control you hunger attacks because it controls the blood sugar level. Add cinnamon to your breakfast cereal or your fruit snack and it will lower your hunger and also lower the amount of calories you are eating.
Cinnamon is rich in fiber which makes it of great help for improving the digestion. It can help with digestion problems as constipation as well as the nervous stomach syndrome. Regular use of cinnamon can lower the amounts of gas in the digestive organs.
The aroma of cinnamon can improve cognitive functions and memory as well as concentration and awareness. The smell of this spice will affect positive if you want to stay awake and aware and do tasks that require your full attention.
Add a cinnamon stick in a glass of milk, warm it up and drink it an hour before you go to bed. It will help you calm down and sleep better.