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July 01, 2019 - GreenMedInfo

6 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Real Cinnamon (Not its Cousin)

6 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Real Cinnamon (Not its Cousin)
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Cinnamon is one of the oldest spices and most popular spices, and has been used for millennia both for its flavoring and medicinal qualities.

True cinnamon is usually labeled "Ceylon cinnamon" and comes principally from Sri Lanka (called Ceylon in colonial times), India, Madagascar, Brazil and the Caribbean. Cassia, on the other hand, is often designated as "Chinese cinnamon" or "Saigon cinnamon" and comes principally from Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Japan and Korea.

VA: Cinnamomum verum, also called true cinnamon tree or Ceylon cinnamon tree is a small evergreen tree belonging to the family Lauraceae, native to Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon). Its inner bark is used to make cinnamon.

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