Cinnamon is a super-high antioxidant!
The active principles in the cinnamon spice are known to have anti-oxidant, anti-diabetic, antiseptic, local anesthetic and anti-inflammatory qualities. Cinnamon is a super-high anti-oxidant with the total measured ORAC (Oxygen radical absorbance capacity) value for this novel spice is 267536 trolex equivalents (TE), which is many hundred times more than blueberries or apples.
Cinnamaldehyde in cinnamon-sticks has been found to have anti-clotting action, prevents platelet clogging inside blood vessels, and thereby may help prevent stroke and coronary artery diseases. The active principles in this spice may increase the motility of the intestinal tract as well as help aid in the digestion power by increasing gastro-intestinal enzyme secretions.
This spicy bark, an excellent source of minerals like potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, zinc, and magnesium is a beloved ingredient in our Mushroom Mama teas.