Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of the Cinnamomum tree. Many people ask the question that how much cinnamon should be consumed on a daily basis for best health results. In this article, we will understand how much cinnamon should be consumed in various forms right from cinnamon powder to cinnamon stick to cinnamon bark. We have also listed some amazing health benefits of consuming cinnamon daily.
The important thing to understand here is that consuming excess amounts of cinnamon can actually have an adverse effect on your health. So it is important to consume only recommended amounts of cinnamon each day.
You can consume up to 1.2 tsp of cinnamon powder per day (which would be approx 6g). Consuming cinnamon in the form of powder is the easiest. You can consume 1.2 tsp cinnamon powder for 5 days and then take 2 days rest.
You can either mix it with smoothies or brew it in your tea and sprinkle on your soups and salads.
You can consume up 1 three inch cinnamon Stick Per Day (which would be approx 6g). The best way to consume cinnamon stick is to boil it in water and make tea.
The brewing of the cinnamon stick will extract all the essential oils and good in the cinnamon. Make sure not to consume more than 1 stick per day as 1 stick weighs approx 5g which comes into the daily recommended dosage.
You can consume up to 1-3 drops of Cinnamon Bark Oil Per Day. It is advised to start with just one drop of Cinnamon Bark Oil mix it to 8 oz. of hot water. Then slowly increase it to 2 drops and then to a max. 3 drops. Adding just 1 drop of it gives a lovely flavor.
If you plan to consume more then 3 drops a day, consult your doctor first as it depends on your personal needs. This Cinnamon Bark Oil is very powerful, hot, sweet and spicy.
If too much of it is consumed it might affect your blood sugar levels, leaving you to feel light headed and weak.
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