Information on Cinnamon
Cinnamon is a herbal remedy which is usually harmful and it
is mostly used as a herbal spice. There are certain types of people who have
very sensitive bodily systems and they might suffer certain side effects when
consuming cinnamon. Cinnamon has been used for numerous different purposes for
many centuries now.
The spice comes from the bark of the tree botanically known
as cinnamomum zeylanicum and it originates from the ancient Egypt where it has been
used for different types of embalming mixtures.
Nowadays, cinnamon is used for
the production of perfumes, wines, fragrances and drinks. It is an important
spice in many food dishes and items and it also provides certain medical
benefits as well.
People with certain medical conditions are prone to some if not all side effects that may occur after the consumption of cinnamon. The same can be said for certain types of people who have extremely sensitive bodily and immune systems.
Side Effects of Cinnamon
It is not uncommon for side effects of cinnamon to occur
only after an overdose. The numerous benefits of cinnamon significantly
outweigh its side effects so there are people who simply do not know when to
stop taking it. The result is an adverse reaction which may sometimes even include
certain toxic effects.
Cinnamon comes in very handy when it comes to the
controlling the diabetes and its numerous negative aspects. It has very potent
antioxidant properties as well. It is very efficient in fighting ulcers and preventing
the development of tooth decay. Cinnamon can also come in very handy when it
comes to controlling the levels of bad cholesterol in the blood.
It can also be
of great help when it comes to lowering the levels of blood pressure. Those who
suffer from cough and common cold may also find it very helpful. Excessive
consumption may trigger a complete shutdown of the kidneys in persons who
suffer from any kind of kidney problems. Those who consume any type of blood
thinners should avoid consuming cinnamon in any form because it has very strong
The end result may be excessive bleeding. Cinnamon
powder can cause allergic reactions, rash, itching, and skin irritation in some
people. Those who have mouth ulcers should also avoid consuming cinnamon.
Cinnamon oil is very poisonous and it should never be consumed. Cinnamon can also increase the heart rate and cause dyspnea. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should also avoid consuming cinnamon in any form.