Organic Cinnamon Ceylon Sticks
Our Organic Cinnamon Ceylon Sticks are commonly referred to as "true" cinnamon. This premium variety is exclusively cultivated in Sri Lanka and is rarely found in stores.
The tanner Ceylon cinnamon enhances the flavor of sweet and savory dishes. It is renowned for its delicately sweet notes which lack the often-harsh spiciness of the more popular darkish, brown cassia variety.Using at Home
This spice's culinary super powers are not only for the holidays. The complex flavor profile tends to best compliment desserts, but is really quite versatile.
It incorporates seamlessly into both sweet and savory dishes; melding and enhancing the natural flavor of the foods while contributing its own uniquely delicious clove-like spiciness and pungent aroma.
Stir a stick in your coffee, tea, or hot cocoa to bring the flavor to a whole new level.
Cinnamon sticks in mulled wine or spiced apple cider is a must!Health
Recently the spice's medicinal properties have gained attention with its consumption being found to help lower blood sugar and cholesterol.
It has also become a popular ingredient in home remedies for a range of topical ailments from curing acne to fighting infection; likely due to cinnamon's powerful antimicrobial properties.
While toxicity from cinnamon is rarely an issue, many people who experience adverse reactions to the consumption of the more common cassia variety have found that they do not have issues with consuming Ceylon cinnamonBenefits
Ceylon cinnamon contains significantly less coumarin, a natural occurring substance that can pose toxicity issues if consumed in high amounts.
Cultures all over the world celebrate the novel flavor it lends to foods and utilize it for a range of medicinal purposes.History
This famously flavorful spice is derived from the cinnamomum verum species of trees and has long been celebrated for both its culinary and medicinal properties.
The unique processing and global transportation of this tantalizing bark has been practiced for thousands of years
Unlike many spices made from the fruits or vegetation of plants, cinnamon differs in that it is made up of the inner bark of the tree.
The process for obtaining this product is quite unique; requiring the removal of the trees outer bark, followed by scraping the inner bark by hand into long, narrow strips, and finally allowing it to dry.
Today cinnamon continues to be globally loved, playing roles in a variety of cuisines and ranging in application from sweet to savory dishes.
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Unless otherwise indicated, products are sold by weight and not by volume. Some products may appear "less full" due to a variety of factors such as the density of the spice, contents settling during shipment, etc.
Our inner safety seals are pressure sealed and it is normal when twisting off the cap that the seal may come off, come loose, and/or tear - so long as none of the contents spill out, the product is safe to consume.