posted on Feb, 21 2013 @ 06:56 AM
Originally posted by AprenticeofLight
reply to post by Libertygal
really what has happened?
Some people have almost died due to this. Cinnamon is from the bark of a tree and has cellulose in it. When some people have tried the challenge, they
inhale the dust, and it causes inflamation in the lining of the lungs, which leads to pneumonia. There have been a large number of calls to Poison
Control Centers since this has gone viral.
Been a lot of news stories about it.
This article also explains how it can cause burns in the mouth and throat, and cause possible toxicity issues in people with certain medical
I know you said in the OP about taking a break from things that are serious, but sadly, this is a serious thing that has harmed some folks that think
it is just innocent fun.
Sorry to be a party pooper.
edit on 21-2-2013 by Libertygal because: (no reason given)