Numerous human trials have confirmed the anti-diabetic effects of cinnamon, showing that it can lower fasting blood sugar levels by up to 10-29% (161718).

The effective dose is typically 1-6 grams of cinnamon per day (around 0.5-2 teaspoons).

Bottom Line: Cinnamon has been shown to both reduce fasting blood sugar levels, having a potent anti-diabetic effect at 1 to 6 grams per day.


Cinnamon Recipe: 

Regulate Blood Sugar Naturally with this Cinnamon Recipe.


  • 2 sticks of cinnamon
  • 3 grams of cloves
  • 5 liters of water


  1. Mix all three ingredients in a bowl and place them in the refrigerator to sit for 5 days for drinking.
  2. Consume 100 ml (roughly 3 ½ ounces) of this tonic upon waking, on an empty stomach. You may want to strain the liquid before drinking it to avoid a potentially gritty texture.
  3. When you are left with only 400 ml (13 ½ ounces) of this tonic, prepare a new dose. After you have consumed 3 batches, take a 2 week break.
  4. Repeat as needed.

* As always consult with your registered Health Professional before making any changes to your diet and lifestyle. 


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