One of the oldest herbal medicines known, having been mentioned in Chinese texts as long as 4,000 years ago. It has antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties; is a digestive aid; and helps regulate blood sugar. Cinnamon is also a potent immune system booster and helps prevent cancer. Some of it's uses include treatment of diarrhea, arthritis, menstrual cramps, heavy menstruation, and yeast infections, such as candida.
Last updated 5/26/2005.