- Cinnamon is a spice that is made from the inner bark of trees called Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is an evergreen tree characterized by oval-shaped leaves, thick bark, and a berry fruit. When harvesting the spice, the bark and leaves are the primary parts of the plant used. Cinnamon is cultivated by growing the tree for two years, then coppicing it.
- Cinnamon is a popular spice. It’s high in cinnamaldehyde, which is thought to be responsible for most of cinnamon’s health benefits.
- Cinnamaldehyde is the incredible compound that gives cinnamon its odour and flavour, and it can also ease swelling and prevent blood platelets from clumping together.
- Cinnamon may improve some key risk factors for heart disease, including cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure.
- It has been suggested that cinnamon can have a moderate effect in improving glycaemic control and supporting the management of type 2 diabetes.
- Cinnamon used as a supplement for better health benefits.
- Cinnamon is widely used as important ingredient in seasoning and Tea products.
- Cinnamon can be add to blends for enhancing taste and possesses various health benefits.
- Cinnamon has wide application in Ayurvedic, pharma and food industries.