Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon Tea Benefits:

1) Improves Blood Sugar Control: Cinnamon improves blood sugar control.

It helps with weight loss, diabetes, high cholesterol, and many other health problems. Cinnamon reduces stress levels and increases energy level. There are many studies proving cinnamon’s beneficial effect on body functions.

2) Increases Energy Levels: Cinnamons increase energy levels which makes them good for those who work long hours or have a demanding job.

They are great for students who need extra energy during their classes.

3) Helps With Digestion: Cinnamon helps with digestion because it relaxes stomach and intestines.

It relieves constipation and diarrhea.

4) Antioxidant Properties: Cinnamon has antioxidant properties which protect cells from damage caused by free radicals, which cause aging, cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and many other diseases.

These antioxidants prevent cell death due to oxidative stress (damage).

5) Reduces Anxiety: Cinnamon decreases anxiety levels.

It helps relieve stress and tension. People who drink cinnamon tea regularly experience less anxiety symptoms such as headaches, nausea, dizziness, tiredness and irritability.

6) Relieves Pain: Cinnamon relieves pain by relaxing muscles in your body.

It helps reduce muscle spasms and cramps when you have back or knee surgery. It also helps with arthritis pain and other conditions related to joints like carpal tunnel syndrome.

7) Lowers Cholesterol: Cinnamon lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides.

It also prevents heart disease, strokes, and heart attacks by lowering blood pressure.

8) Antibacterial: Cinnamon has antibacterial effects.

It fights off bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus or staph infection.

Cinnamon tea benefits:

Cinnamon tea is made from the bark of the cinnamon tree. Cinnamon has great taste and smell.

Sources & references used in this article:

An Evidence-Based Systematic Review of Cinnamon (Cinnamomum spp.) by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration by C Ulbricht, E Seamon, RC Windsor… – Journal of dietary …, 2011 – Taylor & Francis

Cinnamon: Update of Potential Health Benefits by K Singletary – Nutrition Today, 2019 – journals.lww.com

The glycaemic outcomes of Cinnamon, a review of the experimental evidence and clinical trials by AB Medagama – Nutrition journal, 2015 – Springer

Cinnamon use in type 2 diabetes: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis by RW Allen, E Schwartzman, WL Baker… – The Annals of Family …, 2013 – Annals Family Med