Pour 1 personne
- ½ orange
- ½ lemon
- 6 cloves
- ¾ teaspoon cinnamon powder
- 1 vanilla pod
- 2 to 4 teaspoons black tea (or other tea, depending on your taste)
- Collect the orange and lemon zests.
- Dry them in you preheated oven at 100°C for 30 minutes.
- Let cool, then cut into small pieces.
- Meanwhile, chop the cloves coarsely with a mortar and pestle.
- Split the vanilla pod lengthwise, then in 1-inch sections.
- Mix all ingredients in a bowl and pour boiling water over.
Dose quotidienne recommandée
Take one cup of this tea after each meal. If you reheat it, remember not to warm this tea for more than 30 minutes in total. You can increase the daily cinnamon dosage up to 6 g (equal to 1.5 teaspoons).
Préparation et dosage
The daily dose of cinnamon powder is between 1 g (equal to ¼ teaspoon) and 6 g (equal to 1.5 teaspoons) per day, spread out after each meal (3 times daily). You can also take this amount in the form of capsules. However, by increasing the dose, the anti-diabetic effect will not increase.
Cinnamon can be used in two forms: as powder for immediate use or after having been soaked and cooked.
Soak the cinnamon sticks in water for 24 hours, then cook this solution for 30 minutes and filter it before consumption.
Other ways of preparation (baked, cooked for longer than 30 minutes at 100°C), are not recommended as there is no evidence that the hypoglycaemic effect remains.
Proven health benefits of Cinnamon
By consuming cinnamon at the recommended dosages, it will help to reduce your bad cholestérol et les triglycérides. and increase your good cholesterol.
Consuming 3 g/day of cinnamon powder along with diet and physical activity for four weeks allowed patients with metabolic syndrome to lose weight and improve their blood pressure.
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