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Cinnamon sometimes contains a compound called coumarin. Some people have experienced mouth sores from eating too much cinnamon , 13 ,. While eating small to moderate amounts is safe, eating too much may cause side effects. Lydia January 4, 2010 at 12: Cinnamon, ground 2.
There is also some evidence that taking cinnamon with meals may lower triglycerides and cholesterol Nutrition Research , Feb. What are you waiting for? People with asthma or other medical conditions that affect breathing need to be especially careful of accidentally inhaling cinnamon, as they are more likely to experience trouble breathing.
Research led by Dr. Animal studies have shown that eating too much coumarin, which is abundant in Cassia cinnamon, may increase the risk of certain cancers 3. Follow up!
I am 53 years old and have not had a menstrual period in over 4 years until mid-August and now 9-15-10 I have begun another! August 15, 2016 at 7: Advice from other commenters on this website is not a substitute for medical attention. This is because cinnamon may interact with those medicines, either enhancing their effects or intensifying their side effects.
A Copenhagen University study had patients take half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder combined with one tablespoon of honey daily before breakfast. However, the next studies seemed to say that cinnamon and cholesterol do not have that connection. Appetite Suppressant Coumarin seems to have an appetite suppressant property.
If you live in Minnesota where the State bird is a mosquito or any other place that they are an annoyance to anyone but our nocturnal bat friends, then this next point is for you. This is because cinnamon may enhance the effects of these medicines and cause your blood sugar to fall too low. Conversely, Ceylon cinnamon contains only trace amounts of coumarin.
Split and merge into it. Get Guide. Those with Type 2 diabetes should carefully monitor blood sugar when adding cinnamon to the diet.
It would be best if you talk to a doctor knowledgeable in complimentary alternative medicine before using cinnamon. Since it is in some grasses, it tends to reduce the appetites of animals grazing on it.
You can safely eat up to one teaspoon 0.