The spice is the dried bark of various laurel trees in the cinnamon family. Ground cinnamon is perhaps the most common baking spice. Cinnamon sticks are made from long pieces of bark that are rolled, pressed, and dried. Cinnamon has a sweet, woody fragrance in both ground and stick forms.
Health Benefits of Cinnamon:
The wide range of cinnamon health benefits come mainly from its main oil ingredients, cinnamaldehyde, cinnamyl acetate, and cinnamyl alcohol.
✔ Anti-Clotting Actions
✔ Anti-Microbial Activity
✔ Blood Sugar Control
✔ Cinnamon's Scent Boosts Brain Function
✔ Calcium and Fibre Improve Colon Health and Protect Against Heart Disease
✔ A Traditional Warming Remedy