Cinnamon (Cassia) chips (75g)
Latin name: Cinnamomum cassia
Common name: Chinese cinnamon, cassia bark
Cinnamon was used thousands of years ago and is still popular today. Cinnamon was mentioned in ancient texts and was widely traded thousands of years ago in Europe and in Asia by Arab spice traders. Its scent is warming, uplifting, and stimulating, and its flavor sweet and delicious. Recent scientific studies validate many of the traditional uses of this medicinal spice, indicating its health enhancing properties.
Description: Cinnamon comes from the inner bark of southeastern Asian evergreen trees. After harvesting cinnamon bark, it is laid out to dry in the sun, as it dries, it
naturally curls in on itself giving cinnamon its “stick” shape. Cinnamon has many uses, however, it’s most noted for its warm, spicy-sweet taste in baked goods, candies, teas, and more.
Medicinal part: Bark