Cinnamon is a spice that needs no introduction. It is made from the inner bark of trees called Cinnamomum. There are two categories in cinnamon : cassia and verum. Cassia is a less expensive type produced largely in china whereas Verum Chinnamon is produced in Sri Lanka is the most famous cinnamon variety. cinnamon actually ranks 1 out of top 10 most powerful herbs in the word in terms of its antioxidant level.
It is not only being used in pantry for cooking and other tasty purposes but also Cinnamon has been used medicinally around the world for thousands of years.
Skin Benefits of Cinnamon:
Cinnamon is loaded with a variety of powerful antioxidants like polyphenols that slow the aging process. cinnamon essential oil is used in the beauty rituals for its anti ageing, skin plumping and anti acne properties.
It helps the body fight infections and repair radical damage which are directed against body’s own tissues.
A blend of cinnamon and honey helps heal wounds and treat skin itching problems. Cinnamon and honey face wash is effective for treating blackheads and removing impurities from the skin cells.
Hair benefits of Cinnamon:
A blend of Hemp seed oil and cinnamon is a perfect cure for hair loss. Wash the scalp with this natural Hemp seed oil and cinnamo hair shampoo. This will take off the dirt and grime from the scalp. It is also beneficial in case of dandruff and itchy scalp with its anti dandruff properties.. The combination of hemp seed oil and cinnamon for hair growth is meant to stimulate the scalp. The Cinnamon stimulates circulation to the skin, and therefore, improves the flow of nutrient-rich blood to the hair follicles. The free flow of nutrients helps to stimulate the hair growth cycle and nourish hair growth.