Traditionally Used for:
- Yeast infection (candidiasis). Early research shows that taking lozenges containing Ceylon cinnamon for one week might improve yeast infections in the mouth, a condition also known as thrush, in some people with HIV.
- Mouth sores from dentures. Early research shows that rinsing the mouth with 10 mL of mouthwash containing Ceylon cinnamon leaf oil helps prevent mouth sores in some people with dentures.
- A hormonal disorder that causes enlarged ovaries with cysts (polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS). some research shows that taking Ceylon cinnamon along with other herbal ingredients for 3 months may lead to regular periods, improve the chances of conception, lower blood pressure, improve quality of life, and decrease symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress in overweight women with PCOS.
- Food poisoning (Salmonella infection).Appetite stimulation.
- Common cold.
- Gas (flatulence).
- Hay fever (allergic rhinitis).
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
- Menstrual discomfort.
- Premature ejaculation.
- Upset stomach.
- Worm infestations.
Diabetes: Ceylon cinnamon might lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use Ceylon cinnamon.
Low blood pressure: Ceylon cinnamon might lower blood pressure. Taking Ceylon cinnamon might cause blood pressure to drop too low in people who already have low blood pressure.
Surgery: Ceylon cinnamon can affect blood pressure and blood sugar levels and might interfere with blood pressure and blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop taking cinnamon at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Be cautious with this combination:
Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with CEYLON CINNAMON
Cinnamon bark might decrease blood sugar. Diabetes medications are also used to lower blood sugar. Taking cinnamon bark along with diabetes medications might cause your blood sugar to go too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely. The dose of your diabetes medication might need to be changed.<br/><br/> Some medications used for diabetes include glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase), insulin, pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), glipizide (Glucotrol), tolbutamide (Orinase), and others.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health related diagnosis or treatment options.