WHAT IS CINNAMON?Cinnamon is an aromatic and warm spice that is available in two forms - the cinnamon stick or ground cinnamon powder. There are two main types of cinnamon that are used in cooking today, although around one hundred different types ofcinnamon tree actually exist in the world.
Cinnamon is best known spice for its culinaryand medicinal properties. It is widely used in distinct industries due to its aroma flavor.Cinnamon is native to Srilanka and India and is found in tropical regions of the world. Srilanka and India are one of the major producers and exporters of whole and powdered form of cinnamon..
Indian Name(Cinnamon):- Dalchini Botanical Name :- Cinnamomum Family Name :- Lauraceae
Calories in Cinnamon: The totalcalorie content in 6.8 g of cinnamon is 17.
Carbohydrates in Cinnamon• The amount of carbohydrates in 1 tablespoon serving size is approximately 5.5 g.Dietary Fiber in Cinnamon• The high percentage content of dietary fiber (3.6 g in 1 tablespoon
Protein in Cinnamon • The concentration of protein in cinnamon is relatively lowCalcium and Iron in Cinnamon • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon is sufficient to yield 14 percent calcium and 31 percent iron.Other Nutrients in Cinnamon•vitamin A and C along with minerals like zinc,potassium, magnesium, and manganese.
CINNAMON SPICE NUTRITIVE VALUEPrinciple Nutrient Value Percentage of RDAEnergy 247 Kcal 12%Carbohydrates 50.59 g 39%Protein 3.99 g 7%Total Fat 1.24 g 4.5%Cholesterol 0 mg 0%Dietary Fiber 53.1 g 133%VitaminsFolates 6 µg 1.5%Niacin 1.332 mg 8%
CALORIES FROM CINNAMONNutrition FactsSRVING Size: 1 tbs spoon(6.8g)Amount per Serving Calories from Fat 0.9Calories 17 % Daily Value *Total Fat 0.1g 0%Saturated Fat 0g 0%Cholesterol 0mg 0%Sodium 1mg 0%Total Carbohydrate 5.5g 1%Dietary Fiber 3.6g 14%Sugars 0.1gProtein 0.3g 0% Est. Percent of Calories from:Fat 3.7%Carbs 91.3%Protein 5%* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending onyour calories needs.
Cinnamon is probably best well known medicinally for two main reasons. First of all cinnamon is highly antiseptic content phenol Secondly, as it is a warming spice.
Therapeutically cinnamon are mainly attributed to treating diabetic patients (especially those with insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes). The active ingredients (especially eugenol) help regulate blood sugar levels, thus reducing diabetes related complications. You will be glad to know that antioxidant activity of cinnamon is also is very high. Having antimicrobial properties, consuming dishes cooked with cinnamon is effective to fight bacterial and yeast infections.
AYURVEDIC MEDICINE USES CINNAMON USES OF CINNAMON IN CHINESE MEDICINE
The active principles in the cinnamon spice are known to have anti-oxidant, anti-diabetic, anti- septic, local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory The spice contains many health benefiting essential oils such as eugenol, a phenylpropanoids class of chemical compound, which gives pleasant, sweet aromatic fragrances. Cinnamaldehyde in cinnamon-sticks has been found to have anti-clotting action,. To help increase the digestion power by increasing gastro-intestinal secretions
Cinnamon has highest anti-oxidant strength It also contains very good amounts of vitamin A, niacin, pantothenic acid, and pyridoxine of all the food sources in nature. The spice is also very good source of flavonoid phenolic anti-oxidants such as carotenes, zeaxanthin, lutein and cryptoxanthins.
A teaspoon of fresh ground cinnamon and raw honey to taste and one before bed restore hearing loss and cure arthritis. cinnamon two tablespoons and mixing it in lukewarm water with one teaspoon of raw honey cure bladder infections. A honey and cinnamon paste with bread reduces cholesterol. A teaspoon of honey mixed with cinnamon for fresh breath all day.
HONEY AND CINNAMON Arthritis Hair Loss Bladder Infections Weight Loss Cholesterol Colds Heart Disease Immune System
As a diabetic patient, you can begin using ¼ tsp. of cinnamon about three times a day.
By concluding this presentation I have gain lot of knowledge through this topic “Health Benefit of Cinnamon”. It is new topic for me and I have gain new ideas that cinnamon has anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant, anti-clotting, anti- inflammatory, anesthetic, carminative and rubefacient properties. And that are beneficial for many diseases.