Cinnamon commonly known as dalchini in Indian households. It is an integral part of the combination of spices in ayurvedic diets not just because of its delicious aroma and thesweet-pungent taste but because of the multiple health benefits it provides.
Taking powdered bark of cinnamon along with hot water in the form of tea or some other beverage can boost digestion and can also be helpful in weight loss if taken regularly. The powder or oil of the cinnamon bark has qualities to liquify mucus, hence its effectiveness for treating cold, cough or asthma. It can significantly help in the regulation of insulin (key hormone of diabetes) in one’s body, taking it regularly in your daily diet can help in managing diabetes.
Anti-inflammatory properties of cinnamon are great in helping with skin problems like acne, sensitivity, ageing etc. cinnamon oil or the powder can be directly applied to the affected area for results. Cinnamon is also useful in fighting infections due to its high antibacterial and antifungal properties.
Cinnamon is a staple in ayurvedic treatments due to its innumerable benefits and the versatile consumption.
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