Originating from Sri Lanka, our organic, fair trade sweet cinnamon chips, Cinnamomum verum, have a mild spice with subtle warming qualities. Sweet cinnamon chips, also referred to as Ceylon cinnamon chips or “true cinnamon” chips, are perfect steeped as a cinnamon tea or in your favorite tea blend. In Ayurveda, cinnamon bark from Cinnamomum verum is considered a warming herb that is stimulating to the heart yet cooling to the digestive system.
Good for preventing diabetes, yeast infection, mouth sores, PCOS, food poisoning and upset stomach, cold and flu.
Energetics: Warming, drying and constricting.
Properties: Anti-diabetic, antiseptic, aromatic, astringent, and carminative. It is a useful digestive and circulatory stimulant. It can help control heavy menstrual flow and postpartum bleeding.
Precautions: Large amounts can cause gastrointestinal irritation and kidney damage. Avoid during breastfeeding. Ceylon cinnamon might lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use Ceylon cinnamon.
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