A one of a kind spice, exquisite aroma loved in every way. Spicy, Sweet, Savory cuisine is well married with Cinnamon. Healthy, provides to a good number on nutritional factor. Sprinkle Cinnamon over pancakes, french toast, eggsnog, or fruit salads, browniens, chocolate cakes, milk or coffee…these are just few way to appreciate the best out of this natural spice
Packaged in sealed bags to maintain the flavour Net Weight 1 LB / 0,454 Kg.
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Cinnamon has a long history both as a spice and as a medicine. It is the brown bark of the cinnamon tree, which is available in its dried tubular form known as a quill or as ground powder.
Health Benefits Cinnamon’s unique healing abilities come from three basic types of components in the essential oils found in its bark. These oils contain active components called cinnamaldehyde, cinnamyl acetate, and cinnamyl alcohol, plus a wide range of other volatile substances. Anti-Clotting Actions (The cinnaldehyde in cinnamon helps prevent unwanted clumping of blood platelets) ; Anti-Microbial Activity , Blood Sugar Control, Cinnamon’s Scent Boosts Brain Function, In addition to its unique essential oils, cinnamon is an excellent source of fiber and the trace mineral manganese while also a very good source of calcium.
History Cinnamon is one of the oldest spices known. It was mentioned in the Bible and was used in ancient Egypt not only as a beverage flavoring and medicine, but also as an embalming agent. It was so highly treasured that it was considered more precious than gold. Around this time, cinnamon also received much attention in China, which is reflected in its mention in one of the earliest books on Chinese botanical medicine, dated around 2,700 B.C.
How to Select and Store Cinnamon should be kept in a tightly sealed glass container in a cool, dark and dry place. Ground cinnamon will keep for about six months, while cinnamon sticks will stay fresh for about one year stored this way. Alternatively, you can extend their shelf life by storing them in the refrigerator. To check to see if it is still fresh, smell the cinnamon. If it does not smell sweet, it is no longer fresh and should be discarded.