This spice comes in two variants, one known as Ceylon cinnamon while other known as Chinese. Both of these Cinnamon adds a dramatic flavour to any dish. It is a rich source of antioxidant. It is beneficial for heart disease, diabetes, and gastrointestinal disorders. It acts as carminative and digestive aid. It also helps fight with viral and bacterial infections. Recent studies show regular intake may prevent cancer growth. The compound in cinnamon helps to reduce the bad cholesterol and the good cholesterol remains unaffected. it might help to maintain glucose and lipid level hence decreasing the effect of diabetes. Thus cinnamon is very useful even in our day to day life.