What is Methylhydroxychalcone Polymer?
Methylhydroxychalcone Polymer is a prime active substance in cinnamon and is available as a supplement.
What is it used for?
Methylhydroxychalcone Polymer is primarily used as a treatment for type 2 diabetes. It has been shown to increase insulin activity. It reduces the rise in blood sugar after eating by slowing the rate at which the stomach empties after a meal, and is particularly helpful when eaten alongside foods high in carbohydrates. It is used to improve insulin response in those with type 2 diabetes, to reduce blood sugar, cholesterol and triglycerides. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, cinnamon is used to warm, particularly to stimulate blood flow and circulation.