PEOPLE'S PHARMACY RESPONSE: GROCERY STORE CINNAMON, 1/4 TO 1/2 TEASPOON, SHOULD HELP LOWER BLOOD SUGAR. WE DO NOT ADVISE TAKING IT DAILY, HOWEVER, BECAUSE OF THE RISK THAT IT MAY CONTAIN COUMARIN. THIS COMPOUND FROM CINNAMON BARK COULD DAMAGE THE LIVER OVER TIME. LOOK FOR A WATER-EXTRACTED CINNAMON CAPSULE IF YOU PLAN TO USE IT DAILY.
Cinnamon capsules, cinnamon gum, even cinnamon toast can cause severe allergic reactions. Also: figuring out a helpful, not harmful, dosage of vitamin D, and drinking Certo in grape juice for plantar fasciitis.
****DIY Peppermint & Cinnamon Lip Balm (Upcycle Altoids Smalls Tins)***** Here is a fun Beauty DIY and upcycle project! I had a couple of Altoids Smalls tins and I hated just to toss them. I had recently made homemade Honey Lip Balm and thought it would be fun to make peppermint and cinnamon lip balms and upcycle the tins.