How would you like to consume cinnamon, is it in cakes, drinks, or in your sauce?
Smelling the wonderful aroma of this great spice is said to bring about a boost in brain activity such as virtual recognition memory, high level of attentiveness and visual motor speed while working on a computer.
Cinnamon is made from the inner bark of the Cinnamomum tree, with a high amount of calcium, fibre and manganese.
Studies have shown that compounds in this sweet spice enhance cells ability to use glucose and aid reduction of blood sugar in persons with type 2 diabetes, and also very essential to cardiovascular disease casualties.
Here are the several ways to use this wonder spice;
1. It could be used in cakes made with flour, in other to reduce the number of calories, and sugar content.
2. Have you ever tried coating doughnut with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar, I bet it would leave you with a great sensation.
3. It adds flavour to chicken and fish when it is being used to marinate.
4. it curbs cold and flu when up to ½ teaspoon is put in a cup of tea with lemon juice and honey
5. It’s been said that using cinnamon powder externally for vaginal infection helps to speed healing.
Just like the saying “too much of everything is not good“ it is advised to be proportionate in the consumption of cinnamon because it has its own side effects.