Cinnamon / Kayu Manis
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Owing to its vast medicinal uses, cinnamon had found a prominent position in traditional medicines, especially in Ayurveda, the traditional healing system of India. It has been used in many cultures for treating a variety of health disorders including diarrhea, arthritis, menstrual cramps, heavy menstruation, yeast infections, colds, flu, and digestive problems. Being a rich source of magnesium, iron, and fibers, it is helpful in many ailments such as:

  • It boosts the activity of the brain and hence acts as a good brain tonic
  • It is helpful in removing blood impurities and is widely recommended by herbalist for the pimple treatment
  • Cinnamon aids in the circulation of blood due to the presence of a blood thinning compound in it
  • Due to the presence of antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral and antiseptic properties, it is highly effective on external as well as internal infections
  • The cinnamaldehyde in cinnamon helps in preventing unwanted clumping of blood platelets
  • Cinnamon has been found extremely useful in treating type 2 diabetes
  • It is believed that the calcium and fiber contents in cinnamon provide protection against heart diseases
  • It also improves the health of colon, thus, reducing the risk to colon cancer
  • Regular consumption of cinnamon after child birth delays menstruation and thus helps in avoiding conception
  • Cinnamon is very effective for indigestion, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, diarrhea and flatulence
  • Cinnamon is effective in providing relief from menstrual discomfort and cramping.

Culnary Uses

  • It is used in cookery as a condiment and flavoring material
  • Cinnamon is extensively used in cakes and other baked goods, milk and rice puddings, chocolate dishes and fruit desserts, particularly apples and pears
  • It is widely used as an aromatic spice in preparing curries and pilaus
  • It may be used to spice mulled wines, creams and syrups
  • It is a very good mouth freshener and is used in preparing chewing gums to stop bad breath
  • It also finds uses in flavored cereals and fruits, especially in USA.
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