Cinnamon is a beautifully warming herb, sneaking in and warming you up from the inside out. It has a long history of use throughout the East as both a medicine and an herb.

It helps to replenish your vitality and stimulate blood flow to improve energy throughout the body. A great overall tonic for the body that gives our overall vitality a gentle nudge when it seems to be dimming.

Usage of Cinnamon

This herb has a wide range of uses including:

  • Helping to regulate and balance blood sugar levels, improving uptake and metabolism.
  • Soothing and calming digestive upsets including spasms and loose stools.
  • Reduces bloating and nausea.
  • Stimulates the appetite and the digestive system.
  • Promotes blood flow and stimulates the peripheral circulatory system to help with cold hands and feet.

Caution of Using This Herb

This herb is generally well tolerated but medicinal use should be monitored as some people have an allergic reaction it.

Monitoring by a health professional or complete avoidance is often recommended during pregnancy.

It should also be avoided by people with ulcers in their stomach or intestine.

Katherine Knott

Katherine is a certified naturopath and the founding director of Acorn and Oak.   She began studying Naturopathy when she was 18 years old and has practiced in both Melbourne and rural Victoria.  She has also studied 2 1/2 years of nursing and midwifery, but decided that she was happier to work with women as […]

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Nicki Stewart

Nicki has always been drawn to Holistic Health and she follows in her mother’s footsteps who is a Reflexologist and Natural Therapist. Nicki was inspired to study Herbal Medicine after attending one of Dr. Sandi Rogers’ (Naturopath, Director of National College of Traditional Medicine and former President of Australian Traditional Medicine Society) seminars on ‘Fruits […]

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Alyce Beaton

Alyce is qualified naturopath in Ballarat who loves supporting people on their health journey. Alyce believes optimising and restoring health first and foremost begins with food as medicine and creating healthy lifestyle habits. She is passionate about providing a safe, non judgement environment and endeavours to support her clients with strategies they can implement into […]

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