It turns out that now very few people use cinnamon in the kitchen. It is an excellent tool for a variety of pastries, mulled wine and stewed dishes. Some people know that cinnamon is an ingredient of curry powder. Cinnamon tree is from Laurel family and is an ancient spice of cooking Babylon 5 thousand years ago.

Useful properties:

The spice has medicinal properties. In Eastern medicine have used much more than in Europe. It strengthens the heart stops belching and diarrhea resulting from colds, helps with pain in the uterus, some paralysis, gastric diseases, coughing, pulmonary plague in eye problems, eczema and lichen.

Cinnamon maintains and strengthens the power of brain, heart and liver, improves vision, it is still useful for stomach in cold diseases has diuretic action. Applied also in her palpitations, nervous disorders and even intrusive conditions, loss of voice, to cleanse the chest and throat of sticky secretions.

Today officially cinnamon apply to gases, mild, spasmodic gastro-intestinal disorders, decreased secretion of gastric juice.

Recipe: 1 tsp cinnamon bark pour 1 cup boiling water, soak for 10 minutes and strain. Drink 2-3 cups of brewed daily at mealtimes.

Another recipe recommends tea cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and cloves to relieve cough and improve digestion. This mixture must be applied in small doses - 1 clip.