Cinnamon Regulates Hormone Problems
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Cinnamon is often used only as a supplement to meals, but it can also contribute to our health. New research led to the realization that this smell spice can also help women with irregular menstruation or if you have problems with conception.
Research conducted at Columbia University in New York concluded that women with polycystic ovary syndrome who took this spice every day, balanced their menstrual cycle within six months, compared to those taking placebo. Some of them remained pregnant at this time!
It is estimated that worldwide five to ten percent of women have polycystic ovarian syndrome. America is estimated to have five million. The symptoms of this syndrome are irregular menstruation, infertility, occurrence of acne and facial hair.
Scientists believe that not only that cinnamon can help with polycystic ovaries, but it can affect the body also and so will improve the body's ability to process glucose and insulin.
In China, Japan and countries in the Far East, women who may not become pregnant are served cinnamon powder with half a teaspoon of honey, then they put it in the chewing gum for dust to enter little by little in the body throughout the day. If you do not like this way you can simply use this mixture several times a day to moisten the palate.
Few of other benefits of the cinnamon are:
- It helps people who suffer from type 2 diabetes. Known survey conducted in 2003 with the participation of people who have type 2 diabetes found that regular use of cinnamon can reduce blood sugar and bad (LDL) cholesterol. Volunteers consumed the study of 1 to 6 grams per day and cinnamon in them cholesterol decreased by 18 % and blood sugar levels by 24%. Doctors don’t recommend cinnamon to be consumed in large therapeutic doses, especially not to be consumed by people who are receiving drugs, but anyway small doses are not considered harmful.
- There is a positive effect on constipation. Cinnamon is an excellent source of dietary fiber which helps with constipation, but also with irritable bowel syndrome. It is believed that regular intake of small amounts of cinnamon has a positive influence in the creation of gases in the stomach.