Discover the benefits and properties of cinnamon as part of a detox cure.It is one of the ideal plants for detox!
Why integrate Cinnamon in your detox?
Its remarkable effectiveness DETOX (with effect "flat belly") in the event of digestive distensions, the stimulation of the transit and the hepatobiliary secretions which it involves justify the presence of cinnamon in your detox.
The cinnamon tree (Cinnamomum verum) is native to India and the islands of the Indian Ocean: Madagascar, Seychelles, Ceylon (today Sri Lanka).
It is a small evergreen tree.Its active part is the bark, which is in the form of thin, elongated pipes with a smooth, brown, finely striped outer surface, known as "sticks".
This bark has always fascinated people.It is the famous kinnamonof which the Song of Songs speaks.
In ancient times, it was, along with pepper, the most sought-after and expensive spice.The book A Thousand and One Nights praises it: "Cinnamon is without rival ".
Marco Polo in his Book of Wonders writes "The cinnamon of the Indian kingdom of Malabar makes it possible to make a beverage that gives immortality".
It was used in the composition of hypocras, an invigorating and fortifying spiced wine cited in Rabelais' Pantagruel.
In the Middle Ages, most dishes were flavoured with cinnamon, which was reputed to be an aphrodisiac.
In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, cinnamon occupies a major place, used to treat gastric problems, diarrhoea, nausea, flatulence, vomiting, but also fevers, headaches, asthma, bronchitis, anaemia, anorexia, sexual weakness, cardiac problems, diabetes, inflammations, rheumatism...
It is true that it concentrates a number of beneficial molecules :
- Cinnamaldehydes with the property of regulating blood sugar levels
- Proanthocyanidins with antioxidant function
- Eugenol known as a natural antiseptic
- Type II diabetes, also known as "fat diabetes "
- Slow digestion
- Gastric spasms
- Intestinal spasms
- Liver failure
- Slowing of transit
- Repeated illnesses
- Flu-like conditions
- Intestinal parasites
- Male erectile dysfunction