How a sprinkle of cinnamon can soothe your stomach: Spice aids digestion by reducing temperature in the organ by 2C
A sprinkle of cinnamon will not just add flavour to your diet - the spice cools the stomach down making it healthier, new research showed.
The exotic spice is known to have anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and has been used in Chinese medicine to treat colds, indigestion and cramps.
Now Australian researchers found cinnamon lowers stomach temperature, which aids digestion, by up to two degrees.
This in turn avoids damage to the stomach's lining, reducing inflammation and many diseases of the guts.
This property may also explain why the rust-coloured spice from a tree bark is... read more
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