Benefits of Cinnamon have been known for over 5,000 years and were recognised by the Egyptians, Ancient Romans, and in Ayurvedic Medicine in Ceylon. Only recently that western medicine has identified the health benefits of Cinnamon. Read customer testimonials from around the world.
Benefits of Cinnamon include.
• lower LDL cholesterol ( the bad cholesterol ), total cholesterol, and triglycerides.
• have a regulatory effect on blood sugar levels, making it particularly helpful for people that suffer from type 2 diabetes.
• have an anti-clotting effect on the blood.
• inhibit bacterial growth and food spoilage when added to food, making it a natural food preservative.
• boost cognitive function and memory when smelt.
• a source of manganese, fibre, iron, and calcium.
• the combination of calcium and fibre in cinnamon can help to remove bile, which prevents damage to colon, which helps prevent colon cancer.
• stop the growth of bacteria and fungi (such as the common yeast, Candida)
However you must ensure that you buy real Cinnamon which is also called Ceylon Cinnamon and not Cassia a substitute for real Cinnamon. The Cinnamon sold in the USA and Canada is mostly Cassia.
1. Real Cinnamon or Ceylon Cinnamon has the lowest Coumarin content
Cassia which is sold as Cinnamon in the USA has more than 1250 times more Coumarin than Real Cinnamon.
What is Coumarin ? Coumarin is a flavoring which is found in high concentrations in “Cassia” .Relatively small amounts of Coumarin can damage the liver of particularly sensitive individuals.
Real Cinnamon only contains very low levels of Coumarin (0.004%) which is considered safe for consumption. By contrast, “Cassia” contains high levels of Coumarin ( 5%) and large amounts of this Cinnamon should not, therefore, be consumed.
2. Real Cinnamon or Ceylon Cinnamon is free of chemicals and pesticides
Dru Era Cinnamon is grown free of any artificial inputs , as the specie is native to Ceylon.
3. Real Cinnamon or Ceylon Cinnamon is much sweeter than Cassia
Real Cinnamon is much sweeter than “Cassia”, and you could reduce on the sugar in all your recipes. Real Cinnamon has a more refined taste than the harsh taste of “Cassia”.
4. Real Cinnamon or Ceylon Cinnamon is shipped to you within days of harvest
We are the only company in the world that grinds your Cinnamon on the day of dispatch.
5. Read customer reviews from aound the world from delighted customers who have benefited from Ceylon Cinnamon.