Cinnamon has properties that help those with insulin resistance. It is therefore very popular with Type 2 diabetics who take it to control their blood sugar variations. Cinnamon has shown an amazing ability to stop medication-resistant yeast infections. As a digestive cinnamon dramatically reduces the uncomfortable feelings associated with IBS especially the bloating. It does this by killing bacteria and healing infections in the GI tract and enabling the gastric juices to work normally. Cinnamon oil is a promising solution in the treatment of Tumors, Gastric Cancers and Melanomas. Cinnamon has high levels (73% DV in two sticks of Cinnamon) of Manganese which is used to build bones, blood and other connective tissues, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. The body needs manganese for optimal bone health, so people who are deficient in the mineral are more likely to develop osteoporosis. Ceylon Cinnamon Leaf Oil is a powerful anti-bacterial and makes a great natural disinfectant. Cinnamon is effective in inhibiting bacterial growth. Pure Cinnamon Leaf oil not only smells great but is an effective odor neutralizer as it kills bacteria that creates the odor. Those taking Cinnamon improved their response times and memory recall. Good results in alertness and concentration were experienced as well. Cinnamon is one of the top seven anti-oxidants in the world. The suggestion is that Anti-oxidants reduce the formation of “Free Radicals” that cause cancer. Cinnamon apparently has the effect of thinning your blood thereby increasing blood circulation. Increased blood flow generally boosts your metabolism which is why it may be helpful in weight loss. This blood thinning property of Cinnamon also helps it in acting as an anti-clotting agent especially for those suffering from heart disease. Since Cinnamon increases insulin’s capacity to metabolize sugar – cinnamon may help reduce hunger pains and sugar cravings, which could help reduce weight.