Cinnamon benefits for male fertility….how to use cinammon to boost male fertility and increase sperm count

Cinnamon is a culinary and medicinal spice rich in fiber, manganese, magnesium, calcium, iron, sodium, potassium, carbohydrate, protein, flavonoids, phenolic acid, vitamins A, B-6 and C. It also contains antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. It has a mid-brownish color and is majorly produced in Indonesia and china. Cinnamon can be used as a whole (sticks or bark) or in powdery form. It is a spice widely known and used for its potential benefits.

Some of which include:

Prevent Type II diabetes
Lower blood pressure
Reduce chances of heart diseases
Reduce bad cholesterol
Aid digestion
Remedy for toothache
Reduce your risk of cancer
Boost immunity
Treat infections
Promote weight management
Reduce stress
Reduce inflammation
And many more.

This article aims to look at the benefits of cinnamon on male fertility, its use, and consumption. Also, some tips and precautions to the use will be discussed here too.

Cinnamon benefits on male fertility

Infertility in men can be embarrassing. It reduces a man’s chance of getting a woman pregnant. And could be caused by low sperm count. Cinnamon can help boost sperm count and sperm motility by improving blood flow to the pelvis region. This is because cinnamon is a hot food- thus, provides warmth to the body. A healthy blood flow to the pubic region leads to an increased libido and testosterone production.

Cinnamon benefits for male fertility
Cinnamon benefits for male sexual health

More so, cinnamon can be used to treat erectile dysfunction in males. Erectile dysfunction is a condition in men that arises due to stress, too much alcohol intake, or in some hormonal imbalance. Cinnamon can help treat such condition- weak erection and premature ejaculation.

How To use Cinnamon for Male Fertility

Want to boost your libido or increase your chances of getting your woman pregnant?
Follow this easy home remedy procedure.

Mix cinnamon powder in milk or lukewarm water

Take regularly at least twice a day; especially at night before sleeping.

However, there are other ways you can include cinnamon into your diets.
They include:

Adding cinnamon to your baked goods, yoghurt, oats, breakfast meals, soups, stews, salads and other dishes.

You can make it into a tea or coffee.

Another way is to steep the sticks into water and add lemon slices or honey as you wish.
You can also take it in form of supplements. Note that this should only be taken if recommended by a doctor.

All methods of consumption are effective.

How much of Cinnamon do you need a day?

To improve male fertility; health experts recommend consuming about 3 grams of cinnamon daily from diets.

Tips and Precautions when using cinnamon for male fertility

Cinnamon acts as a blood thinner. However, milder. If on any blood thinning medication; it is best you avoid it.

Avoid cinnamon if you have ulcers such as peptic or oral ulcers. Spices are hot food, and as such could

Consume in moderate amounts, as high doses of cinnamon could cause inflammations in your digestive tract or its mucosal lining.


There are no foods that instantaneously produce the results you desire overnight. However, moderate and regular intake can help make the effects you seek possible. Same trick applies to obtaining maximum benefits of cinnamon to improve male fertility.

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