Although it has varied uses in terms of culinary skills, Cinnamon has shown significant benefits in terms of medical help as it contains a lot of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.

Cinnamon contains

Calories- 19.1

Carbohydrates- 17.8 grams

Protein- 0.6 grams

Fat- 0.8 grams

Health Benefits

Research has proven that a kind of extract present in cinnamon bark called CEppt, contains proprieties which can prevent developing of Alzheimer's disease in the body.

Several compounds present in cinnamon which benefits the cardiovascular system. Cinnamaldehyde present in cinnamon can lower blood pressure.

People also use cinnamon to treat loss of appetite, digestion problems, diabetes and other problems. It also helps in rest bronchitis.

Health Risk

Cinnamon contains coumarin which can cause liver damage if consumed in more considerable amount. It can also form warfarin in the body which can cause blood to become thin.

One should not use cinnamon as a full replacement as a medication for treating any health condition