Latin: Cinnamomum cassia
Most of us know this culinary spice as a classic addition to apple pie or hot tea. Cinnamon is also full of medicinal benefits. It warms and stimulates the body’s vital systems, counteracts congestion, boasts anti-rheumatic properties, treats diarrhea, improves digestion, dispels gas, relieves abdominal spasms, and boosts peripheral blood circulation, and balances blood sugar. It can also help stimulate the uterus and encourage menstruation.
*Cinnamon way worsen acid reflux. Due to its stimulant properties, medicinal doses are not safe during pregnancy. This should not be considered a complete list of all possible contraindications.*