Does cinnamon lower blood pressure and cholesterol?

Cinnamon is know to have numerous health benefits which I have talked about in several other articles…

Today i want to look at how or whether cinnamon can reduce elevated blood pressure and also lower high blood cholesterol…

Before then, a quick recap of the health benefits of cinnamon:

Cinnamon comes from the bark of the cinnamon tree.

The cinnamon tree can grow up to 60 feet.

Cinnamon sticks are also called quills.

The 2 most popular types of cinnamon are: Ceylon and Cassia.

Cinnamon is high in fiber and calcium which helps improve colon health.

Cinnamon is a powerful antioxidant that aids in controlling blood sugar.

Cinnamon also contains other minerals such as iron and magnesium.

Does cinnamon lower blood pressure and cholesterol?
Does cinnamon lower blood pressure and cholesterol? Yes, scientifically.

Cinnamon compliments both sweet and salty dishes (and drinks).

Cinnamon is often used in traditional medicine.

Cinnamon also has many alternative benefits such as for beauty products and the house

The bark of cinnamon is one of the few spices that can be consumed in its raw state.

Cinnamon is actually a natural anti-inflammatory acting as this by blocking the release of arachidonic acid a fatty acid that causes inflammation.

This arachidonic acid can also cause blood clotting.

Now to the meat of this article:

Let’s go there.

Does cinnamon lower blood pressure and cholesterol?

Whether incorporated into meals or taken as supplements, cinnamon helps to lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Cinnamon helps to reduce bad cholesterol which clogs our blood vessels with negative effects on the heart while at the same time, cinnamon increases good cholesterol which protects the heart.

𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐮𝐦𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐟𝐨𝐨𝐝𝐬 𝐡𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐢𝐧 𝐬𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐚𝐭 increase blood cholesterol: Consumption of these foods raises the cholesterol level in the blood. Excess cholesterol in the body builds up in the wall of the blood vessels, and this makes them narrower, thereby leading to increased pressure in pumping blood to organs in the body.

Foods high in saturated fat include processed meat, palm oil, vegetable (seed) oil, cheese, butter, pastries, chocolate, red meat, pork, cake, etc.

Avoid these meals and make cinnamon part of your meal to lower you blood cholesterol… There are also some meals that lower blood cholesterol.

Enought said.


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