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National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: "Cinnamon."
Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine: "Cinnamon extract lowers glucose, insulin and cholesterol in people with elevated serum glucose."
Nutrition Journal: "The glycaemic outcomes of Cinnamon, a review of the experimental evidence and clinical trials."
Journal of Medicinal Food: "Cinnamon intake lowers fasting blood glucose: meta-analysis."
Annals of Family Medicine: "Cinnamon Use in Type 2 Diabetes: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis."
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Cassia Cinnamon."
Metabolism: "Cinnamaldehyde induces fat cell-autonomous thermogenesis and metabolic reprogramming."
Ancient Science of Life: "The In vitro anti-acne activity of two unani drugs."
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry: "Cinnamon extract promotes type I collagen biosynthesis via activation of IGF-I signaling in human dermal fibroblasts."
Carcinogenesis: "Novel angiogenesis inhibitory activity in cinnamon extract blocks VEGFR2 kinase and downstream signaling."
Biochemical Pharmacology: "Antitumor effect of the cinnamaldehyde derivative CB403 through the arrest of cell cycle progression in the G2/M phase."
International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering: "Cytotoxic Effect of trans-Cinnamaldehyde from Cinnamomum osmophloeum Leaves on Human Cancer Cell Lines."
Nutrition: "Effect of short-term administration of cinnamon on blood pressure in patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes."
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease: "Cinnamon extract inhibits tau aggregation associated with Alzheimer's disease in vitro."
National Institute on Aging: "What Happens to the Brain in Alzheimer's Disease?"
Nutritional Neuroscience: "Effect of Cinnamomum zeylanicum extract on scopolamine-induced cognitive impairment and oxidative stress in rats."
European Journal of Nutrition: "Determination of anti-inflammatory activities of standardised preparations of plant- and mushroom-based foods."
Frontiers in Immunology: "Age and Age-Related Diseases: Role of Inflammation Triggers and Cytokines."
Food & Function: "Anti-inflammatory activity of cinnamon (C. zeylanicum and C. cassia) extracts - identification of E-cinnamaldehyde and o-methoxy cinnamaldehyde as the most potent bioactive compounds."
Diabetes Care: "Cinnamon improves glucose and lipids of people with type 2 diabetes."
Nutrients: "Antibacterial Effects of Cinnamon: From Farm to Food, Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Industries."
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine: "Mechanisms, clinically curative effects, and antifungal activities of cinnamon oil and pogostemon oil complex against three species of Candida."
Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research: "Antifungal Activity of Cinnamon Oil and Olive Oil against Candida Spp. Isolated from Blood Stream Infections."
Mayo Clinic: "Yeast infection (vaginal)."
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology: "Preliminary evidence that cinnamon improves menstrual cyclicity in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized controlled trial."
Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on November 14, 2018
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