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Best Time to take Cinnamon For Fertility: 6 Emerging Benefits

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The practice of using Cinnamon for fertility is popular in the field of Ayurvedic medicine. Due to its aphrodisiac and therapeutic properties that have been proven effective in improving fertility in humans.

Benefits Of Cinnamon For Fertility

Here are various ways we can use cinnamon for fertility, better still, the fertility benefits of cinnamon.

1. May Help Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome manifests in several ways such as;

Irregular menstruation
Scanty menses
Inability to get pregnant due to poor or lack of ovulation, etc. [7]

A study has shown that cinnamon extracts may help regulate blood sugar levels and boost insulin sensitivity, balance irregular hormones, and improve the menstruation cycle.

Another related study on mice to discover the impact of cinnamon on polycystic ovary syndrome indicated that extracts of cinnamon may help restore the estrous cyclicity and as well improve the morphology of the ovary, hence can help in treating PCOS.

2. Contains antioxidants that improve fertility

Cinnamon bark extracts are loaded with powerful antioxidants such as polyphenol [1] which plays a vital role in protecting our body cells from the damages caused by free radicals triggered by oxidation.

Antioxidants also ensure that male sperm cells are protected from the damaging [2] impact of the free radicals which may affect our sexual life.

A study indicates that polyphenols taken as supplements or gotten from food substances may play a special role in female egg viability and also lower cellular damage done to the reproductive organs by free radicals. [3]

Polyphenols may also help in treating
several reproductive diseases and boost fertility in males and females [4].

3. Boost Libido (sex drive)

It is a popular belief that cinnamon possesses a powerful aphrodisiac property beneficial to males and females and applying a little amount of cinnamon oil extract can stimulate sexual desire and make one aroused, increasing blood flow toward reproductive organs.

4. Increases testosterone

The activities of Reactive Oxygen Species, ROS are detrimental to our testosterone. Cinnamon contains important antioxidants that help to lower the impact of these ROS, which in turn boost the production of testosterone, and also protects sperm cells from oxidation.

5. Promotes Lasting Erection

The bark of the cinnamon tree is extracted into powder and used in making remedies that can boost the flow of blood toward the reproductive organs which promotes a lasting erection.

The heart is the most important when it comes to blood circulation, and the male reproductive organs need proper blood flow to maintain a strong erection.

Similarly, research shows that cinnamon extract can improve heart functions and blood circulation, and also lower triglyceride and cholesterol levels which have been proven to increase the risk of heart problems. [6]

6. Relief of menstrual disorders in females.

The bark of the cinnamon tree is extracted into powder and used in making remedies that can help relieve heavy menstrual bleeding.

Traditionally, cinnamon extracts are used in treating irregular menstruation by mixing a cup of warm milk with half a teaspoon of Cinnamon powder which will be taken repeatedly for 50 to 60 days.

Best time to take cinnamon for fertility

There claims that the intake of cinnamon during a luteal phase period may improve and chances of pregnancy.

There is some evidence to suggest that cinnamon may have a positive effect on fertility, particularly in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) during the luteal phase period. However, it is important to note that cinnamon should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment or advice from a healthcare professional.

If you are considering taking cinnamon for fertility, it is recommended that you speak with your doctor first to ensure that it is safe for you to do so. They can also guide the appropriate dosage and any potential interactions with other medications or supplements you may be taking.


FAQS On Cinnamon

Here are some popular frequently asked questions on cinnamon and fertility.

What does cinnamon do to a woman?

Cinnamon can help correct Irregular menstruation in women. A study also indicates that it can also be used in treating women with fertility-related problems such as abnormal menstrual cycle, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

What does cinnamon do to the uterus?

Cinnamon can help treat uterus anomalies such as heavy menstrual bleeding.

Heavy menstrual bleeding is a uterine disease that occurs when blood continues to flow and lasts longer than usual.

This is a serious condition that requires immediate treatment.
Normal symptoms of a compromised system include abdominal discomfort and blood clots.

Can I get pregnant if I drink cinnamon and milk?

Many factors contribute to not being able to get pregnant, however, cinnamon extract may improve your chance of getting pregnant due to its therapeutic properties.

Can cinnamon and milk boost ovulation?

Yes! Cinnamon and milk may improve ovulation, its extracts are loaded with antioxidants that play a vital role in the body, and it’s used to prepare remedies for treating fertility anomalies.

How To Consume Cinnamon For Fertility

Can be consumed in Tea: Cinnamon extract
can be used in preparing tea by mixing a cup of warm milk with half a teaspoon of Cinnamon powder which will be taken repeatedly for 50 to 60 days.

Can be consumed mixed with other fertility-boosting plants such as Ginger, Clove and can be mixed with Lemongrass to make tea.

Cinnamon extracts are made by cutting the stems of cinnamon trees, and the inner bark of the stem is extracted, dried, and ground into powder.

Cinnamon For Abnormal Menstruation

Mix 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder with a cup of warm milk and drink it one time every day during menstruation to relieve pain.

Alternatively, Add 1 teaspoon of Honey with half a teaspoon of Cinnamon powder extract inside a 30cl of warm water. Drink the mixture 3 times on the starting day of menstruation.

Cinnamon Benefits For Male Sexually

Cinnamon possesses a powerful aphrodisiac property to boost sex drive and as well increase the flow of blood towards the male reproductive organs which promotes a stronger and lasting erection.

Ginger And Cinnamon For Fertility

The ginger extract contains gingerols and shogaols which play a vital role to improve our well-being and when combined with cinnamon in tea or as herbal medicine may boost fertility because both are loaded with powerful antioxidants that can increase vitality.

Cloves And Cinnamon For Fertility

The combination of clove and cinnamon extract can be a powerful remedy for erectile dysfunction, both have aphrodisiac properties that can increase libido, and improve testosterone secretion.

While Clove contains eugenol benzoate which acts as an antioxidant that strengthens the body’s immunity against illnesses detrimental to sperm health.
Cinnamon has polyphenol an antioxidant that protects the sperm cell from oxidation.

The combination of both in making remedies can be powerful enough to boost fertility.

Types Of Cinnamon

There 4 major types of Cinnamon, they are;

1. Ceylon cinnamon

Ceylon cinnamon is also called True cinnamon.
Origin: Sn Lenka
Scientific name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Taste: Slightly sweet
color: Medium reddish brown
Unique features: Low Coumarin

2. Indonesian cinnamon

Origin: Indonesia
Scientific name: Cinnamomum burmanni
Taste: Spicy
color: Dark Reddish brown
Unique features: Common, Contains high Coumarin with a strong aroma

3. Vietnamese cinnamon

Origin: Vietnam
Scientific name: Cinnamomum Loureiro
Taste: Spicy and sweet
Color: Dark reddish brown
Unique features: Strong aroma, high in coumarin

4. Cassia cinnamon

Origin: China
Scientific name: Cinnamomum aromaticum
Taste: Bitter and Spicy
color: Dark reddish brown
Unique features: high in Coumarin with a very strong taste

The best type of cinnamon

Ceylon cinnamon, the true cinnamon is much better than other varieties because it is low in coumarins [11] which is proven to be harmful if consumed in excess.

Most Common and Affordable cinnamon

The most common and affordable is cassia cinnamon it has the highest coumarins content which may be toxic [12] when overdosed is taken, and also has an adverse reaction to drugs like warfarin, paracetamol, acetaminophen, and statins.[13]

, While Ceylon cinnamon may be the best, however, it is rare to find but a quality health store may have it, you can as well buy it from Amazon online.

Cinnamon side effects in pregnancy

The impact of cinnamon on the uterus may be detrimental to the fetus during pregnancy hence it should be avoided especially cassia cinnamon.

It may also cause excessive internal heat.

Individuals with prostate problems are advised to avoid Cinnamon.

More importantly, people with hepatic disorders should stay away from eating cinnamon due to coumarin which has a hepatotoxic toxin [14]

Cinnamaldehyde a compound found in cinnamon may cause throat irritation and trigger breathing difficulties. [15].

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