Many are familiar with the sweet taste and warm, earthy smell of cinnamon. One can barely move through the supermarket or browse online without seeing this spice sprinkled provocatively atop a yummy beverage, baked good, or meal. What is not well known; however, is that cinnamon is much more than a sense enhancer.
In my latest article, I discuss the various types of cinnamon and how they support wellness. Topics include:
- The differences between the two most popular cinnamons, Ceylon and Cassia.
- The benefits that all types of cinnamons share including balancing blood sugar, cardiometabolic support, and immune health.
- The differences between cinnamon bark oil (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) and cassia oil (Cinnamomum cassia).
- The concerns with a constituent, coumarin, found in cassia.
- Cassia’s usage and safety.
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In a follow up article, I will dive deeper into the coumarin controversy and review more specific uses of cassia essential oil.
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This material is for information purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prescribe for any illness. You should check with your doctor regarding implementing any new strategies into your wellness regime. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. (Affiliation link.)
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Disclaimer: This information is applicable ONLY for therapeutic quality essential oils. This information DOES NOT apply to essential oils that have not been tested for purity and standardized constituents. There is no quality control in the United States, and oils labeled as “100% pure” need only to contain 5% of the actual oil. The rest of the bottle can be filled with fillers and sometimes toxic ingredients that can irritate the skin. The studies are not based solely on a specific brand of an essential oil, unless stated. Please read the full study for more information.
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