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What is Cinnamon
One of the oldest spices used around the world for centuries is cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum). The name ‘cinnamon’ has origins in the Phoenician language. It was used in ancient Egypt as an embalming, medicinal and flavoring agent. In some cultures it possessed more value than gold. The popularity of cinnamon continued and spread to China, rest of Asia and...
Cinnamon Tea and Benefits
Cinnamon is a popular spice which can be used as a powder, stick to flavor recipes or as cinnamon oil. Cinnamomum zeylancium or Ceylon cinnamon is the most popular variety although Cassia or Chinese cinnamon – Cinnamomum aromatica is more widely used in North America. Cinnamon powder is used to garnish teas, flavored milk, combined with sugar to make...
Cinnamon Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon to most people is a little jar of brownish powder or little bags of dried quills or leaves, which is a staple item in most kitchen cabinets. This is a culinary spice that is often used to add flavor and zest to French toast, cookies, muffins, cakes, tea, milk etc. It has also been used as a medicinal...