Obtained from the inner bark of the tree genus ‘Cinnamomum’, Cinnamon or “Dalchini” has some amazing health and skin benefits.
Here is the list of five
Cures cancer, arthritis: Honey and cinnamon is useful toward healing cancer and arthritis. January 17, 1995 issue of Canadian magazine Weekly World News listed honey and cinnamon`s cancer and arthritis healing as clinically proven.
Controls blood sugar: Ceylon Cinnamon is the best suggested type for the Type 2 diabetes because it has low levels of Coumarin.
Warning: Coumarin in high doses can cause liver damage.
Types of Cinnamon
There are hundreds of types of Cinnamon. But only 4 types or varieties of Cinnamon are used for commercial purposes. These are Ceylon Cinnamon, Cassia Cinnamon, Saigon Cinnamon and Korintje Cinnamon.
Improves fine lines: Applying a mixture of 3 drops essential oil of cinnamon and 2 tbsp olive oil can stimulate blood vessels and bring blood to the surface of the skin.
Nourishes Scalp: Massage your scalp with the mixture of 1 tsp ground cinnamon, ¼ tsp warm olive oil and 1 tbsp honey for 15 minutes to get that healthy scalp.
Reduces signs of aging: Applying Cinnamon can increase collagen levels for up to six hours after it is applied.
Cinnamon is native to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Malabar Coast of India, Burma and was imported to Egypt as early as 2000 BC.