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25. Depression/Reduced Irritability/Mood Enhancer
The ancients say that cinnamon odor is a good cure for the blues. Dr. Bryan Raudenbush, Director of Undergraduate Research and associate professor of psychology at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, WV in a study found that the scent of cinnamon reduced driver irritability.
Cinnamon may be an excellent cure for depression from another direction. Some evidence indicates that some types of gastrointestinal bacteria may make you more susceptible to depression. Cinnamon works as an effective stomach antibacterial agent and may help you eliminate the bad bacteria. However remember cinnamon removes both bad and good bacteria from your stomach. You should repopulate your body with good bacteria by drinking a good probiotic or eating fermented food after taking cinnamon.
26. Virus Fighter
Research is showing that cinnamon is a potent virus fighter. An Indian study claimed a cinnamon derived procyanidin polymer can turn HIV infected people into HIV controllers (they carry the virus but do not develop full blown AIDS). This study discoved that Eugenol (the primary ingredient in Ceylon Cinnamon Leaf Oil was effectives against Herpes. And Cinnamaldehye (the primary ingredient in ceylon cinnamon bark oil) works effectively against the adenovirus according to this study, an infection that causes most illness in the respiratory system.