For many centuries around the world Cinnamon has been used for a variety of medicinal purposes. This delicious spice ranks number one as a powerful protective antioxidant. I take it in supplement form once a day with food to stabilize my blood sugar levels, weight loss, brain function, allergies, dental health, preventative to keep at bay bad breath in the am as well as protective measure against cancer, diabetes, and candida.
- Cures acne, pimples and blemishes by drying the skin and bringing blood and oxygen to the outer skin surface. A simple to make recipe includes mixing three tablespoons of honey with one tablespoon of cinnamon. Apply the paste on the affected areas and leave it overnight. An alternative, leave it on for 20 minutes before washing with water. Repeat next week.
- Soothes dry skin, removes dead skin cells and helps restore shine and suppleness to the skin. Make a scrub by combining sea salt, almond oil, olive oil, honey and cinnamon to fight skin dryness.
- Complexion enhancer, antifungal and antibacterial properties, cinnamon helps enhance the complexion. Puree a small banana, plain yogurt, ground cinnamon, and lemon juice and mix them in a smooth paste. Apply to a clean face and leave it on for 15 minutes before washing with lukewarm water.
- Relieve Eczema, make a mixture of one teaspoon each of honey and cinnamon. Apply a thin layer of the paste on the affected areas. For best results, continue the remedy for a week.
- Take a cinnamon supplement to help alleviate fine lines, improve blood flow and bring the oxygen and blood to the outer surface of the skin, and this causes minor plumping and a fuller complexion.
- Stimulates hair growth, scalp cleanser, lightens hair color, cinnamon has been a valued spice for making hair strong and beautiful. It ensures enhanced blood circulation in the body, which ensures hair roots and scalp to get the required nutrition, and oxygen, which leads to strong, beautiful and healthy hair.
Sending you all Saturday beauty vibes!