Cinnamon commonly known as dalchini, a spice in cooking world is rather obtained from the inner bark of numerous trees. The botanical name of cinnamon is Cinnamomum zeylanicum. It is rather used to flavor both the sweet as well as salty foods. Cinnamon is rather a small and bushy tree whose leaves and bark are dried up and then used as a constituent of various medicines as well.
The leaves of cinnamon has a slightly bitter and burning taste but the fragrance that is aroused when the leaves are cooked up or fried can bring water in your mouth. The aroma of the cinnamon bark is a pleasant, sweet and warm fragrance.
Cinnamon For Malaria:
Cinnamon is considered as an indispensable cure for malaria. The patient suffering from malaria is given one teaspoon of the powdered cinnamon bark along with warm water and honey.
Cinnamon For Cold:
Cinnamon is also considered as an excellent cure for the sore throat, cough and cold. For using cinnamon for natural cure of sore throat you can simply boil the bark in a glass of water and use it for gargling.
Cinnamon For Digestive Problems:
The leaves of this plant when taken internally as a decoction can help to abate the problem of flatulence and other problems of digestive system. Cinnamon is also used for treating a person who is grasped with diarrhea.
Cinnamon As Body Detoxifier:
Cinnamon also helps to flush out the toxins and other metabolic wastes from the body as they tend to increase the urination.
Cinnamon As Mouth Freshener:
cinnamon is also considered as an excellent way to keep your mouth fresh and can be seen to be a part of many herbal toothpastes and mouth wash.
Cinnamon For Mind:
Cinnamon has also a role as a brain tonic and it appears to increase the memory and mental alertness of a person. Cinnamon is also considered as a good option for treating anxiety and depression and also reducing the mental tension.
Cinnamon For Skin:
Ayurveda also holds records for using cinnamon for improving the fairness of the skin and for this reason it is added in creams and lotions. The external application of these creams help to lighten up the complexion. There are numerous claims that suggest that cinnamon can be used for clearing up the hyper pigmentation marks and acne.