Cinnamon Sticks

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  • Description
    Cinnamon is the inner bark of a tropical evergreen tree. This delightfully exotic, sweet-flavored spice stick is traditionally obtained from the outer brown bark of Cinnamomum trees, which when dried, rolls into a tubular form known commercially as “quill.” When dried, it curls into long quills.
  • Culinary Uses
    Around the world, cinnamon spice is widely used as a spice. It is principally employed in cookery as a condiment and flavoring base. It’s used in the preparation of chocolate and in some kinds of desserts, such as cinnamon-apple pie and cinnamon buns as well as pastries, bagels, sweet rolls, spicy candies, tea, hot cocoa, and liqueurs. It has also been used in the preparation of soups.
  • Health Benefits
    The active principles in the cinnamon spice are known to have anti-oxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-septic, local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, rubefacient (warming and soothing), carminative and anti-flatulent properties. Cinnamon has the highest anti-oxidant strength of all the food sources in nature.