While there are many wonderful herbs out there for many wonderful things, not all of them have modern scientific backing for their uses. Cinnamon is a superb herb for everything from lowering blood sugar and blood lipid content (that is fat), to preventing cancer. Ya, there is research showing it helps.
I went searching for some of the good research and came across a review paper on cinnamon. When starting to look at research on herbs it is important to know the different kinds of scientific papers that are out there. A primary research article is what scientists want to see to prove an herb is doing something-the research done in a lab on people or animals. A review paper, that I am going to provide for you here, looks at a number of primary research articles and compares them to each other in attempts to draw some conclusions that…
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