Bioactivity of cinnamon with special emphasis on diabetes mellitus: a review.

  title={Bioactivity of cinnamon with special emphasis on diabetes mellitus: a review.},
  author={Thushari Bandara and Inoka Uluwaduge and Errol Radclif Jansz},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  volume={63 3},
Cinnamon is the oldest spice and has been used by several cultural practices for centuries. In addition to its culinary uses, cinnamon possesses a rising popularity due to many stated health benefits. Out of the large number of cinnamon species available, Cinnamomum aromaticum (Cassia) and Cinnamomum zeylanicum have been subjected to extensive research. Available in vitro and in vivo evidence indicates that cinnamon may have multiple health benefits, mainly in relation to hypoglycaemic activity… CONTINUE READING
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