Differences between Cinnamon and Cassia Cinnamon

differences between true Cinnamon and Cassia Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a plant belonging to the Lauraceae family. There are two main types – True or Ceylon Cinnamon and Cassia Cinnamon. The bark of the aromatic and fragrant plant is used as a spice in flavoring food, dishes, cereals, bread-based dishes, and alcoholic beverages. It is also used to prepare herbal tea, coffee, and … Read more

Cinnamon: Tremendous Health Benefits, Uses, Side Effects

Cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylanicum health benefits side effects

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum, or Cinnamomum verum), also called dalchini, true cinnamon, or Ceylon cinnamon, is a plant from the Lauraceae family. The part used for spice and herbal purposes is the bark. The inner back has more medicinal constituent and essential oils. The word, cinnamon, is from a Latin word meaning sweet wood. Cinnamomum verum … Read more