Cinnamon as a therapy for diabetes: a systematic review
Ranasinghe et al review systematically the various scientific investigations on the eficacy of cinnamon for the treatment of Diabetes.
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide. A comprehensive search of the literature was conducted in the following databases like PubMed, Web of Science, Biological Abstracts etc.
The literature search identified 16 studies on Cinnamon (five in-vitro, six in-vivo and five in-vivo/in-vitro).
Conclusion: Cinnamon demonstrates numerous beneficial effects both in vitro and in vivo as a potential therapeutic agent for diabetes. The authors suggest further randomized clinical trials to establish therapeutic safety and efficacy.