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Cinnamon is a popular spice derived from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. It is commonly used in cooking and baking for its warm, sweet, and aromatic flavor. It has also been traditionally used for its potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.


Supporting healthy blood sugar levels Reducing inflammation Improving digestive health Providing antioxidant effects


-Ground cinnamon: Around 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 grams) daily -Cinnamon supplements: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for dosage


-You are pregnant or breastfeeding. -You have liver disease, as high doses of cassia cinnamon contain coumarin, which can be harmful to the liver.

Special Precautions

-Pregnancy and breastfeeding: The safety of high doses of cinnamon during pregnancy or breastfeeding is not well-studied, so it is recommended to avoid excessive intake. -Allergies: Some individuals may experience allergic reactions to cinnamon.

Side Effects

- Allergic reactions such as itching, rash, or difficulty breathing -Mouth sores or irritation (when consuming cinnamon in large amounts)

Drug Interactions

- Antidiabetic drugs: Cinnamon may enhance the effects of these medications, potentially leading to hypoglycemia. - Anticoagulants: Cinnamon might increase the risk of bleeding when taken with blood thinners.

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