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.