5 Proven Health Benefits of Cinnamon

5. Cinnamon can help to improve oral hygiene

Research has shown that cinnamon can help protect against certain strains of bacteria which cause mouth infections, cavities, tooth decay, and bad breath.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
PMID: 22783715
Cinnamon contains cinnamaldehyde, a natural active compound that has potent antibacterial properties, which can be used to naturally eliminate mouth bacteria.

Cinnamon-flavored chewing gums can help eliminate bad breath not by just masking foul mouth odor, they remove the oral bacteria that cause it, even if temporarily.

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Adrian has been writing on health and fitness for 18 years. He is the founder of several health related websites and the current owner of AHealthBlog, which regularly publishes evidence based health and fitness news and information. When he isn’t writing, you can find him mountain biking or surfing.



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