Organic Ceylon Cinnamon powder is one of the oldest spices in the world also known by old Chinese, Egyptian and Phoenician. Five centuries ago it was discovered by the Portuguese who conquered Ceylon. The price of this spice was equal to the gold price of the Dutch and the Portuguese led the war for a whole century. This spice has a gentle, pleasant aroma and flavor.
- Nutritional Profile- Contains 1.5% – 4% essential oils. Organic Cinnamon Powder is an excellent source of manganese, iron, calcium, copper, and zinc, mostly missing minerals in foods. It contains vitamin C, K, pyridoxine (B6) and riboflavin (B2).
- Health Benefits – By taking only half a teaspoon of cinnamon a day, diabetics can reduce the level of blood sugar. It has been experimentally proven that cinnamon lowers both fat and bad cholesterol. Also,it has a fungicidal effect, destroys fungi and prevents their growth. Recent research has shown that cinnamon can also be used as an alternative to traditional food preservatives, as its essential oils also have antimicrobial activity. Organic Cinnamon Powder has many medical properties and is used as a fatigue medicine and to increase energy levels. In combination with honey, it is a powerful medical product.
- Important fact- It is better to use Ceylon, true cinnamon rather than Cassia. The Cassia variety contains significant amounts of a compound called coumarin, which is believed to be harmful in large doses.