• Amazing Antimicrobial Properties of Cinnamon

    Amazing Antimicrobial Properties of Cinnamon

    Food, as we say it is a requirement of our daily life, without which we can hardly survive. But we can’t go on eating raw vegetables just to fulfill the requirement. We need taste. So, we add salt and spice just to make the food tasty. These spices not only provide taste to your food but also help in its storage and preservation. No one was concerned about the term […]

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  • Cinnamon for Muscle Soreness

    Cinnamon for Muscle Soreness

    Pain is a protective stimulus produced by our body signaling us that something is wrong. When we touch a hot pan or a cloth on fire, we feel pain and the stimulus reaches our brain telling us to take away our hand as a response. Thus, protecting our hands from severe damage called the “burns”. But pain is not a pleasant phenomenon, be it a needle prick, a fracture or […]

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  • Cinnamon for Intestinal Upset

    Cinnamon for Intestinal Upset

    The digestive system can get upset by diet, diseases or emotional stress. There are many types of digestive disorders varying in intensity and severity. Hence, a person can suffer from indigestion, diarrhea, gas, bloating, intestinal upset or stomach cramps. They can also have other chronic digestive problems such as GERD or heartburn, Irritable Bowel Syndrome etc.   Indigestion is the most common of intestinal upsets. It is also called upset […]

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  • Cooking with Cinnamon

    Cooking with Cinnamon

    Cinnamon is the well-known spice got from the cinnamon tree. The dried quills are used for cooking either as ground powder, sticks or oil. There are numerous varieties of cinnamon although the most commonly used are Ceylon cinnamon or Cinnamomum zeylanicum and Cassia cinnamon or Cinnamomum aromaticum. Both differ in flavors with Ceylon cinnamon being the more refined and subtle of the two. Cassia is less expensive and widely available […]

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  • Cinnamon Benefits for the Skin

    Cinnamon Benefits for the Skin

    Cinnamon grows abundantly in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, India and other Asian countries and people out there have been using cinnamon for various medicinal purposes including for skin disorders. One great thing about cinnamon is there are so many ways to use it – cinnamon oil, powder, mask, etc. Cinnamon is proving to be a spice that not only adds flavor to various dishes but can also cure many infections and […]

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Cassia Cinnamon v/s Ceylon Cinnamon: The Truth Revealed

Cassia Cinnamon vs Ceylon Cinnamon - know the truth

Cinnamon is a very popular spice, harvested from the bark of evergreen trees, which is used all over the world since centuries. In addition to being a condiment, it has also proven beneficial in treating various disorders through its numerous medicinal properties. More than a dozen trees are grouped under the name ‘Cinnamon’ and all are grown commercially for spices. Cassia cinnamon The Cassia cinnamon plant grows up to 10-15 m […]

How Cinnamon Oil Can Help in Toe Nail Fungus?

Cinnamon for toe nail fungus

Toe nail fungus or onychomycosis is simply an infection which results in formation of a whitish-yellow spot beneath the toe nail. As the fungal growth spreads, there may be slight discoloration of the toe nail. It is a relatively simple condition and sometimes may not cause any discomfort. However, if it results in the formation of thickened nails or if it is painful, then treatment options should be considered. Also, […]