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Cinnamon. A fall main stay. What would your chai, pumpkin pie, or oatmeal be like without it? Pretty lonely. No doubt you won’t be shocked when you hear that cinnamon is a Chinese herb. One of the most popular Chinese herbs worldwide, cinnamon twig (aka gui zhi in Pinyin) is a powerhouse and here’s why:

Cinnamon works by:

  • Boosting your immune system against bacteria and viruses
  • Helping with digestion (especially of cold, raw foods)
  • Promoting circulation
  • Warming you up
  • Calming your heart
  • Relaxing your muscles

Because it’s a food, cinnamon is gentle on your digestion. Now you can fully appreciate the wonders of this delicious herb the next time you eat it. Enjoy!

If you’re interested in learning how Chinese herbs can improve your health, contact us today at palmgrenacu@gmail.com or (773) 915-3683.

Source: Bensky, Dan et al. Materia Medica 2nd Ed.

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