Properties of cinnamon water and health benefits

Cinnamon has great health properties. Since it is very interesting to compare the much knowledge we have about some drinks such as tea, coffee or oat milk and the little we know about others, as is the case of cinnamon waterThis time we come to talk about the latter and analyze it in depth.

So that in the event that you have not yet tried it or have started to benefit from the properties of this natural remedy, you can finally introduce it into your regular diet, being aware of everything that cinnamon water can bring to your body!

The first thing you should know contrary to what some might think, cinnamon water is nothing other than the alternative name for the popular cinnamon tea, a drink in which one or two cinnamon sticks are boiled and infused during a few minutes to be able to benefit from its many qualities in a simple way to consume that is also very aromatic and pleasant to the taste.

This is because even boiled, cinnamon (one of the best known and most used in cooking especially for its aromatic qualities) preserves not only that flavor that we like to include arabic desserts and sweets but also its beneficial properties, among which we find various curative and medicinal effects.

Discover its properties

The properties of cinnamon water are abundant, and they are those of cinnamon itself. Thus it has outstanding vitamins and minerals, such as magnesium, iron, calcium, fiber and vitamins C and B1.

Take advantage of everything that cinnamon water can do for you

In addition to being relaxing, it has a multitude of very interesting benefits for different types of people, as it is a natural remedy that works perfectly both for women’s menstruation and their pregnancy, as well as for people who have problems related to their digestive system and it can even be of help for problems such as diabetes, cholesterol or the retention of liquids and toxins.

In the first case, the cinnamon water serves both to accelerate menstruation, and to balance an irregular cycle and it is even recommended for the last weeks of pregnancy especially when the probable date of delivery has passed, since it seems that this kind of tea stimulates it.

Regarding the digestive system, we find in this drink the functions of relieving slow, heavy and gas or flatulence digestion and, being a naturally antioxidant drink with diuretic and purifying qualities, we also know that removes toxins and it can prevent and reduce both fluid retention and the negative action of free radicals.

Regarding the diseases mentioned (diabetes and cholesterol), action of cinnamon water relies on the fact of controlling and regularizing blood glucose and lowering and controlling high levels of LDL cholesterol thanks to its content of natural antioxidants.

Is good for diet, because cinnamon water is a perfect ally when we want to lose weight. While it is established that it also allows us to reduce our appetite, and satisfies us, in this way we will not eat more than what is strictly necessary and what we need at all times.

In addition to all that, it is a drink that can also help us increase our body temperature (very convenient in winter),

What is it relaxing, stimulates appetite, acts as an anti-inflammatory and expectorant (being useful in case of respiratory diseases, flu and colds), improves blood circulation and even fights bad breath.

Another benefit of cinnamon in general is that can activate our brain. So we can concentrate much better when working and also studying, and especially recommended in exam periods.

And although as we have seen, it is a very interesting natural remedy for a multitude of ailments, it is important to bear in mind that we should always consult with a specialist before starting to take any product (no matter how natural) in order to remedy a health problem and is that cinnamon also has contraindications.

What contraindications does it have?

That is why its consumption should always be moderate, since in high doses may cause drowsiness, cramps or sadness as well as an increase in respiratory and heart rate or nasal, sweat and tear secretions.

Find out about the effects that cinnamon will have on your body according to the conditions that your body presents, and if they turn out to be favorable, give this interesting drink a try.


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