Cinnamon powder is an Indian spice which is commonly used in the preparation of food. Not only it enhances the taste of the food, but also holds miraculous health benefits.

Since the ancient times, it has been used in various ayurvedic medicines to cure diseases like cancer, flu, skin inflammation and indigestion. It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties due to the presence of Fiber, Manganese, Calcium, and Iron.

Here is the list of amazing uses and benefits of Cinnamon powder.

 

  1. Prevents pimples, dark spots and pigmentation

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Cinnamon is very beneficial to cure pimples and blemishes. A teaspoonful of honey with cinnamon powder helps in regaining the lost radiance a skin . Wash your face to clean all impurities, and apply a mask containing honey and cinnamon powder. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water. You will witness an instant glow and less swollen pimples. Apply this mask once a week for best results.

 

  1. Cures Dry skin

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Cinnamon is an effective tool to remove dead skin cells from the outer surface of the skin, leaving a soothing effect on it. The cinnamon scrub enables you to combat dry skin. Add cinnamon powder, sea salt, honey and almond oil/olive oil/coconut oil. Massage your skin gently (in a circular motion). After applying the scrub, leave it for ten minutes and then wash your face.

 

  1. Promotes hair growth

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If you are facing severe hair loss and problems concerning the growth of your hair, cinnamon can do wonders against it. Make an air mask by mixing honey, cinnamon powder, olive oil and one whole egg. Apply this mask to the hair and leave it for at least 30 minutes, and then wash your hair.  Apply this mask once in a week, for 2-3 months, to see magical results.

 

  1. Decreases bad cholesterol

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Cinnamon tea or cinnamon powder with milk helps in losing weight and curing diabetes. It also helps you to fight with bad cholesterol; and by increasing the level of HDL cholesterol or good cholesterol in your body, it improves your heart’s functioning.

 

  1. Combats cancer

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The cinnamon powder is very beneficial to fight with cancerous lumps as it has anti-cancer properties. Mix honey and cinnamon powder and drink this combination for 3-4 months to prevent your body from any harmful diseases.

Cinnamon powder consists various remedial properties, therefore, it is advised to add cinnamon in your daily food habits in order to abstain a wide range of health problems. Stay healthy, stay fit!

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