Cinnamon

Cinnamon Lowers Blood Pressure and Benefits in Hypertension

Cinnamon Lowers Blood Pressure and Benefits in Hypertension

The heart is a fist sized organ, which pumps oxygen-rich blood to all tissues of the body. It brings in deoxygenated blood from different tissues and organs to the lungs and pumps oxygenated blood away from the lungs. Arteries are muscular-walled tubes which perform the function of carrying oxygenated blood from the heart to tissues which are low in oxygen levels. High BP is known as a ‘Silent Killer’ because […]

Can Cinnamon Help in Case of High LDL Levels?

Can cinnamon help in high ldl levels

Low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is one of the two main types of cholesterol, the other being High density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is often referred to as the bad cholesterol because of the role it plays in hyperlipidemia and arteriosclerotic conditions. The higher the levels of LDL cholesterol, the more are the risk to develop cardiovascular ailments. Thus, it is very necessary to keep a check on the […]

Warning : Coumarin in Cinnamon Can be Harmful

Warning - Coumarin in Cinnamon Can be Harmful

Cassia cinnamon i.e. Cinnamomum cassia is also known as Chinese cinnamon and is one of the most popular varieties of cinnamon. Cinnamon has been widely used as a spice all over the world and is mainly obtained from the barks of the cinnamon tree species. The other variety of cinnamon which is popular is Ceylon cinnamon i.e. Cinnamomum verum/zeylanicum. What is coumarin? Coumarin is an organic compound, belonging to the […]