Of all the extensive range of spices, that is, available in the market, cinnamon is believed to be possibly one of the most popular as well as the oldest. But what actually is cinnamon powder? This spice natural birth happened in Sri Lanka, where it was being located thousands of years ago. It have exclusively very healthy as well as healing characteristics trace to the roots found in the bark. The main reason behind the numerous health benefits is on the high anti-oxidant level. As the matter of fact, cinnamon has always been used in the medicines by various nations as well as cultures since many ages.
One of the best thing about the cinnamon powder is that it can be used in various range of the dishes, like cookies, cakes as well as muffins. Some people also prefer in using at hot beverages like the tea or coffee. So, if you do not have that much of keenness in the cooking, then by just having cinnamon powder on the kitchen shelf is a must.
There are also many countless types of benefits on having this amazing spice at home. Another one of the biggest benefits of consuming cinnamon is that it can counterbalance the high insulin level in the body that is caused by the carbohydrates. When consuming the refined sugars; by just sprinkling some cinnamon powder in the mixture, can help to balance the body’s insulin level. Believe it or not, but it is also an instant cure for all the junk food items.
1. It Can Help To Cure Acne, Pimples, And Blemishes
Cinnamon can really help to get rid of the acne and pimples from the face or body. This is to be done by drying the skin out and bringing the blood as well as oxygen to the outer skin surface.
2. It Can Soothe Dry Skin
Cinnamon can help to remove the dead skin cells as well as help to restore the shine and suppleness to your skin.
3. Complexion Enhancer
A special thanks to the antifungal and antibacterial properties present in it, that cinnamon can help to enhance the complexion or skin tone.
4. Alleviates Fine Lines
Cinnamon can help to improve the blood flow and bring the oxygen as well as blood to the outer surface of your skin, and this process can help to cause a minor plumping as well as fuller of the skin tone.
5. Prevents Skin Infections And Cures Cuts And Wounds
For any type of skin infection, you can make a paste of honey with cinnamon powder in an equal proportion and apply the mixture to the affected area. As because of its anti fungal properties, cinnamon is known to cure ringworms. Moreover, it can also help to cure the cuts and wounds, by simply just dusting it with some cinnamon powder to kill the germs.
6. Treat The Rough Feet
Cinnamon can help to soften the rough as well as dry skin because of its rich antioxidant properties.
Cinnamon Face Packs
1. For Oily-Acne Prone Skin
In this face pack it is for the oily-combination skin that have pimples and want to get rid of them. Nutmeg is also known in India as ‘Jayaphal’ and can be used in this pack for better result.
a. First mix some cinnamon powder with nutmeg powder in equal quantity.
b. Then apply this paste on your face, by leaving it for 20 minutes.
c. Wash it with plain water, after which dry your face.
d. This face pack can also help to heal the pimples as well as cure any kind of infection.
2. For Acne Free And Glowing Skin
This face pack which consists of cinnamon and honey is one of the face brightening pack and can also help to heal the pimples with it’s presence of anti septic properties. This pack can also boost the proper blood circulation for a more fairer skin.
a. First take half teaspoon of cinnamon powder and mix it with two teaspoon of honey.
b. Then mix them well and then apply it evenly onto your face.
c. Then let the pack on for about 15 to 20 minutes and washing the face with water.
3. For A Glowing Skin
a. First mix half teaspoon of cinnamon powder with papaya juice or the pulp.
b. If you want to use the pulp then you must properly blend it with a blender, and pulp up the papaya.
c. Keep this pack onto the face for at least 20 minutes.
4. For Anti Aging And Skin Tightening
Egg white can always help your skin to tighten and cinnamon can help to enhance the skin’s natural collagen production. Thus by making this cinnamon pack can prove to be a good product for aging, tightening of the skin.
a. First take some egg white and in it put half teaspoon of cinnamon powder to make a paste.
b. Mix them well as egg white can be slippery.
c. Then use the pack on the face and rinse once it is completely dry.
d. Try to do this two times in a week for better results.
5. For Skin Exfoliation
a. First make a paste of cinnamon powder, besan and rice flour with water.
b. By taking all these three product in smaller amount would be good.
c. Apply this mixture on the face and then let it dry for about five minutes then scrub it off gently.
6. For Exfoliation As Well As Glow
a. Mix some spoon of cinnamon powder, oats and milk.
b. Then apply the paste on the face and once it is completely dried, scrub the face pack off.
If you are allergic to cinnamon then do not use on the face.