The Comfort of Cinnamon

By Ceylon-Cinnamon | 7th August 2015

When you think of Cinnamon, what comes to mind? Momma's traditional apple pie? Crisp fall evenings with spicy pumpkin pie? Or perhaps an indulgent breakfast of coffee and cinnamon buns dripping with frosting. Whatever your pleasure, it cann't be denied that this most fragrant of spices is one of the most versatile and healthy - spices on our culinary radar.

Ceylon Cinnamon is uniquely placed to provide cinnamon and its myriad of products for all your needs. Our homeland Sri Lanka (formerly known as Ceylon) provides over 90% of the planet's cinnamon stock but we are the first company based here that has branched out into producing value-added products such as supplements, tea, soap and essential oil. All of our cinnamon is distributed directly from Sri Lanka so that you know you are receiving the freshest spice available.

Most of the cinnamon you might recognize from your grocery stores or farmer's markets is actually Cassia, grown from evergreen trees in South and Eastern Asia. It has a hard flat taste, a thick and hollow dark brown appearance and is very different from the cinnamon the true cinnamon that we here at Ceylon Cinnamon produce. Our product is cultivated from the Cinnamomum genus, is a delicate and light but solid spice with a sweet flavor. Once you taste the difference you will never want to go back to Cassia our true cinnamon's a heady, fragrant, delicious experience which we know your all love.

True cinnamon is not only delicious but has many health benefits, for example it can help with blood sugar control, vital for everyone but especially diabetics and, according to tests, can have up to a 3-5% effect on blood sugar levels. Try mixing some of our cinnamon into your morning coffee or using one of our cinnamon sticks as a stirrer. Not only does the spice compliment the smooth, delicious taste but you all be helping to fight free radicals in your blood stream, combat digestive problems such as irritable bowel disease, ease the ache of arthritis, and even boost your memory! Not a fan of coffee? We have combined our world renowned large leaf Ceylon tea with our Cinnamon Bark Oil giving a warm, fragrant infusion helping you to relax after a long day.

Even if you are not a fan of the taste, cinnamon can still play a useful role in your everyday life. Cinnamon is known to be a warming spice, often used in beauty products and we at Ceylon Cinnamon have developed an incredible face mask, perfect for drawing out all the impurities in your skin. It incorporates a gentle scrub and can also help even out skin tone as cinnamon has a slight bleaching action. Or perhaps you would like to take advantage of its healing properties and add a drop of our Cinnamon Bark oil to your bath?

However you use it, we know you all love our cinnamon products. Get in touch today and add some spice to your life!

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