Spice Up The Season With Cinnamon
Better Nutrition|December 2018

Use cinnamon essential oil to lower high blood sugar, boost mental and physical energy—and so much more.

Amy Jirsa

For me, no other scent induces a greater bout of seasonal nostalgia than cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia). Whether I’m doing a little holiday baking, steeping cinnamon tea, or simmering a few sticks on the stove top to instill a warm atmosphere on a damp winter day, I’m instantly brought back to childhood and all that cheery, warm holiday fuzziness.

Cinnamon essential oil is known to have many therapeutic properties, including antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, astringent, carminative, cooling, and stimulating. It also helps enhance digestion, particularly if you need help digesting heavy foods. Here are few ways to heal your mind and body with cinnamon.

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