Cinnamon – pamper your animals especially during cold days
Cinnamon is much more than a spice to be added to your cookies. Despite being popular in EU, Cinnamon had a super long journey from Southeast Asia to Europe in ancient times.
Cinnamon throughout History:
Cinnamon is obtained from the bark of the tree and it has already been used by medieval physicians for treatment. The beneficiary effect of this spice has been studied several times. Some of the most important advantages of cinnamon to be listed are being antibacterial, antifungal, and gut integrity enhancer effects.
The positive effect of Cinnamon is coming from its most famous active ingredients, including Cinnamaldehyde, Cinnamate, Cinnamic acid and numerous essential oils. Like any other natural phytogenic, Cinnamon has many different essential oils named as: Trans-cinnamaldehyde, cinnamyl acetate, eugenol, borneol, Caryophyllene oxide, b-caryophyllene, L-bornyl acetate, E-nerolidol and a-thujene.
How it works?
Cinnamon and its active ingredient are well known supporters when there is need for bacteria reduction. One of the most famous pathogens transferring via chicken eggs to human is Salmonella. The economic loss of this fact is un-negligible and it is worth mentioning that the active ingredient of cinnamon can reduce the egg-borne transmission of S. Enteritidis.
Benefits in Feed:
The magic of adding cinnamon to the feed will begin when we support livestock with a product designed and produced by a natural source and from a good origin. Beside all, cinnamon is also a hepatic stimulator and an immune enhancer as well. Cinnamon and its active ingredient are well known supporters when there is need for bacteria reduction.
Where to find?
In XVET’s Cinnacid, we have a great synergy in between cinnamaldehyde and organic acids. This synergy will help to boost the feed quality and reduce the pathogen pressure in the gut.
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