Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is used mainly as an aromatic condiment and flavouring additive in a wide variety of cuisines, sweet and savoury dishes, breakfast cereals, snack foods, teas, and traditional foods.
Cinnamon an indigenous spice, belonging to the Lauracea family, is found in almost every household. Used mainly as a flavoring agent, it has been a major constituent of our food since a long time. For a long time, our ancestors have been using it as a remedy for respiratory and digestive ailments.
Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants and other beneficial compounds. Some research suggests that it may help support blood sugar control, protect against heart disease, and reduce inflammation. Cinnamon is a spice that has been prized for its medicinal properties for thousands of years.
Acts as anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal.