How much cinnamon should I take for fertility.

Cinnamon also known as dalchini is a renowned spice. It provides a lot of health benefits including sexual health improvement. One of the sexual benefits of cinnamon is fertility improvement. It has been shown to help a lot of couples with conception.

This is what will be discussed in this article: the benefits of cinnamon for fertility in both males and females, how much cinnamon to take for fertility and more.

Read on.

What are the benefits of cinnamon for fertility?

Here’s how adding cinnamon to your diet improves fertility in men and women. Since it helps provide warmth to the body, consumption assist with blood flow to the pelvis region. This in turn, boost libido.

In men, it is known to help increase sperm count and motility. This increases chances of getting a woman pregnant. Cinnamon also helps treat erectile dysfunction– weak erection and premature ejaculation.

In women, cinnamon helps regulate menstrual cycles. It can help manage irregular menstrual cycles; which in turn increases chances of getting pregnant. That’s not all. It can also help ease the effects of PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). Also, reduces inflammation and irritation in the ovaries as a result of cysts formation.

PCOS is a condition in women whereby cysts are formed in ovaries. This is caused by hormonal imbalance. It is one of the major causes of infertility in women.

Cinnamon has also been found helpful in easing symptoms associated with uterine fibroids and endometriosis such as heavy menstrual bleeding.

How to use cinnamon for fertility?

There are several ways you can include cinnamon into your daily diet to improve fertility.

Here’s how:

👉Adding cinnamon powder to your coffee
👉Steeping cinnamon bark or stick in how water and making it into a tea.
👉Sprinkling a bit of the powder into your breakfast meals, yoghurt, ice cream, oats, soups, salads, porridges, smoothies, stews and other dishes.
👉Taking cinnamon in form of supplements.

How much cinnamon should I take for fertility?

Health experts recommend daily dosage of cinnamon to be between 2 to 3 grams or 1500 milligrams. For persons who prefer cinnamon supplements, a capsule thrice daily or one teaspoon (3g) daily is the recommended dosage. If making into tea, 2 to 4 ml of cinnamon extract daily is advised to be taken.

How long should I take cinnamon to for positive results?

To improve fertility, you should take 1500 milligrams of cinnamon daily. For positive results, you can consume regularly for three to six months. However, ensure to see your doctor for diagnosis of the cause of your infertility. Once a go ahead is given, you can add cinnamon to your diet in several ways.

How much cinnamon should I take for fertility?
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As stated above, you can either add some freshly grounded cinnamon to your meals or take as a combo mixture with natural sweeteners such as honey or milk. Milk especially has been shown to be great for fertility improvement. Therefore, consumption alongside cinnamon will be effective.

How to make cinnamon milk for fertility

You can increase your chances of conception when you mix cinnamon with milk. Simply follow these procedures.

Ingredients needed:

A cup of milk
Cinnamon powder
Honey (optional)


In a sauce pan or pot, heat a cup of milk.
Add in some freshly grounded cinnamon. (You can add honey if you desire).

To consume: take a cup of this drink every night before sleep.

How Safe is cinnamon when trying to conceive?

Addition of cinnamon into diets is generally considered safe when trying to conceive. However, this depends on the amounts taken or added.

Tips and Precautions

Cinnamon acts as a mild blood thinner. Therefore, it is best you avoid it if on any blood thinning medication.

If you have ulcers, please avoid taking cinnamon. Cinnamon is regarded as a spicy food and as such could cause inflammation or irritation in your digestive tract or its mucosal lining. Therefore, ensure to consume in moderate amounts.


Please note that no food can improve fertility levels overnight; only a regular and moderate intake can produce positive and effective results. It is also important to consult your doctor before use.

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