Description: A popular spice made from the inner bark of the Cinnamomum tree.
Benefits: It’s high in cinnamaldehyde, which is thought to be responsible for most of cinnamon’s health benefits.Cinnamon contains large amounts of highly potent polyphenol antioxidants. It has anti-inflammatory effects. Some studies are suggestive that it is antidiabetic ,might offer protection from cancer and cardiovascular disease, among other conditions.
Use: Cinnamon is used mainly as an aromatic condiment and flavouring additive in a wide variety of cuisines, sweet and savoury dishes, breakfast cereals, snackfoods, tea and traditional foods
Did you know : It has been used as an ingredient throughout history, dating back as far as Ancient Egypt. It used to be rare and valuable and was regarded as a gift fit for kings.