Cinnamon Bark has been used throughout history, and across most cultures, as a culinary spice, for herbal bath decoctions and as a food remedy to maintain healthy blood sugar balance. Cinnamon contains the constituent, cinnamaldehyde, found in the volatile oil fraction of the plant. Cinnamaldehyde has potent antioxidant actions, protecting cells from oxidative damage, and supporting healthy fat and cholesterol balance within the normal range. Cinnamon bark also contains polyphenolic polymers that support healthy insulin and blood glucose balance within the normal range, and promote healthy blood flow.
Cinnamon also helps control your blood sugar,which influences your risk of heart disease.Researchers found that people with tupe-2 diabetes who consumed 1g od cinnamon a day for 6 weeks significantly reduced not only their blood sugar but also their triglycerides and LDL(bad) cholesterol.Credit the spice's activeingredients,methylhydroxychal cone polymers,which increase your cells' ability to metabolize sugar by up to 20 times.