Ceylon Cinnamon Ground is the true cinnamon variety used in medicinal and culinary purposes. Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks, or quills, are obtained from the inner bark of a variety of trees from the Cinnamomum genus and dried and ground. The dried cinnamon sticks are characterised by their light brown colour and thin rolled shape, as well its warm, sweet and delicate fragrance. It is used to flavour poached fruits, tangines and curries, as well as baked goods.
Ceylon cinnamon has been hailed as the “true cinnamon” or the “real cinnamon” that possesses outstanding health benefits especially for the diabetics and those challenged by obesity and high cholesterol issues.
Cinnamon is also a very strong antioxidant. In fact, in some studies, cinnamon beats out chemical antioxidants and most other natural spices. Cinnamon also helps stop the growth of bacteria as well as fungus. Depending on your level of expertise around fungus, you may already know cinnamon is potent, since it is very effective against the common candida yeast.
Ceylon Cinnamon is highly sought after for its wonderful health benefits and beautifully sweet warm aroma and flavour.