Native to a family friends home in Sri Lanka, most commonly called “True Cinnamon Tree” or Cinnamomum Verum. Ceylon Cinnamon is obtained through the inner bark of the True Cinnamon Tree. Loaded with vitamins such as Calcium, Iron, magnesium, Vitamin K and potassium. A series of studies conducted in 2003 show that Cinnamon lowered cholesterol, glucose levels, and triglycerides across the board in a 40-day span. Cinnamon holds a long history as being used to help aid in:
* Appetite stimulation. * Common cold. * Diabetes. * Diarrhea. * Gas (flatulence). * Infections. * Influenza. * Menstrual discomfort. * Spasms. * Upset stomach Ceylon Cinnamon is most commonly confused with Cassia Cinnamon. (Supermarket Cinnamon) Cassia Cinnamon is typically what most family homes contain. However, Ceylon Cinnamon is much better for you! Cassia contains a lot of coumarin, which can be toxic if consuming more than 1-2 tsps a day in total. It is safer to choose Ceylon if you eat this spice continuously in your everyday diet. If you are unsure and would like to learn more, please contact us or a certified herbalist for assistance.