Incredible Health Benefits of Cinnamon 

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New Delhi: Cinnamon is a delicious spice that is instinctively known for ages. Here are some health benefits of cinnamon that are supported by scientific research.  

Cinnamon may help treat Type 2 diabetes.

Perhaps the most promising research pointing to the health benefits of cinnamon is linked to type 2 diabetes. While there is certainly no cure for this metabolic disease, cinnamon can be an important tool in managing its symptoms. 

Reduces inflammation  

Cinnamon fights against the infection and repairs damaged tissue. Cinnamaldehyde present in it helps to reduce the swelling and prevent blood platelets from clumping together. It is useful in acute as well as chronic pain conditions such as arthritis. Cinnamon also enhances blood circulation and pushes circulation to the joints where blood circulation is disturbed.  

Reduce the cholesterol levels 

Cinnamon contains a compound called cinnamate that may decrease enzyme activity that makes cholesterol, thus reducing the number of fatty acids in the blood. It helps to reduce bad cholesterol in your body which reduces the risk of heart diseases.   

Reduces blood pressure  

Some evidence suggests that the consumption of cinnamon is associated with a short-term reduction in blood pressure. It also helps to reduce the cholesterol levels that help to reduce the risk of heart problems.

Combat acne  

Cinnamon is best for skin health. It helps to reduce acne-forming bacteria. To make an acne mask, combine three tablespoons of honey with a tablespoon of ground cinnamon to form a paste. Leave it on your skin for 10 minutes, then wash it off.   

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