Botanical Name: Cinnamomum Verum
India is a topmost spice producer and exporter of the world. Cinnamon is the most famous spice from ancient times. Cinnamon has more than 250 species and subspecies that are available in the world. Cinnamons are distributed in the forest area of the Western Ghats like Meghalaya and Madhya Pradesh. It is also cultivated in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu for commercial purposes. The varieties harvested in India are Navasri, Nithyasri, and Sugandini.
The exported cinnamon has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antidiabetics properties. It is used to boosts immune power, prevent all types of cancer, decrease blood pressure level, and helps in food digestion.
How to use:
- Prepare a tea with cinnamon powder
- Mix cinnamon powder with Milk and drink it as a milkshake.
- Prepare oil by mixing cinnamon powder and olive oil.
Nutritional Facts ( per 100g):
Energy: 247 Calories
Fat: 1.2 g
Carbohydrates: 81 g
Fiber: 53 g
Sugar: 2.2 g
Protein: 4 g