Does cinnamon aggravate acid reflux?
Accordingly, can cinnamon cause acid reflux?
I believe it helped lower my blood sugar, cholesterol and triglycerides, but after two years I realized it was also causing heartburn. When I stopped the cinnamon, the heartburn stopped immediately. A: We have been intrigued by research showing that cinnamon can help with cholesterol and blood-sugar control.
Also to know, can too much cinnamon cause indigestion?
Cassia cinnamon is more commonly found in supermarkets, given that it's much cheaper than Ceylon cinnamon. While Cassia cinnamon is safe to eat in small to moderate amounts, eating too much may cause health problems because it contains high amounts of a compound called coumarin.
Many people who have heartburn are bothered by hot spices — black and crushed red pepper, chili powder, Tabasco sauce. Likewise, fresh garlic and onions are known to cause heartburn for some, though you may be able to substitute dehydrated or dried versions (garlic powder and dried onions).