People generally grind up cinnamon sticks instead of eating them, but chewing on cinnamon sticks is safe for most people. Some cinnamon contains high levels of coumarin, which can lead to liver problems and cause some dr... More »

Cinnamon sticks come from the brown bark that is stripped from the cinnamon tree. The bark is dried, rolled into a tube-shaped form and then sold as a whole quill, which is then ground into a powder that is used for huma... More »

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The quickest and most effective tool for grinding cinnamon sticks is an electric coffee grinder. Most coffee grinders have powerful blades that can turn cinnamon sticks into freshly ground powder within seconds. Coffee g... More »

Chewing on cinnamon sticks may provide a range of health benefits. Some studies suggest that cinnamon can lower cholesterol, treat inflammatory diseases including arthritis, regulate blood sugar and reduce the chance of ... More »

Eating too much garlic can be a concern for some people. This is why garlic, as well as all herbs, should be taken with care and under the supervision of a qualified, botanical medicine healthcare provider. More »

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One stick of cinnamon is equal to ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Half a teaspoon of allspice or nutmeg can also be substituted for a stick of cinnamon. More »

Benefits of Ceylon cinnamon include its use as a treatment for muscle spasms, infections, erectile dysfunction and the common cold. It also promotes glucose control in patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to Medical ... More »

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