Cinnamon – it’s one of the healthiest spices in the world and has been used as a traditional herbal medicine for centuries. (1) (2) However, there are different types of cinnamon – and they are not all created equally. For the full article, visit us here: http://paleo.co/ceylonvscassia
Different types of cinnamon: (ceylon) is the “true” cinnamon that contains all the health benefits and the other (cassia) is the “fake” cinnamon with less benefits and also potentially harmful side effects. It has to do with something called coumarin. Cassia cinnamon has much higher amounts of coumarin than ceylon cinnamon. When taken in large amounts, coumarin can be harmful to the liver. So if you are heavy handed with cinnamon, your best bet is to stick with ceylon cinnamon.
Cinnamon Benefits http://www.draxe.com #health #holistic #natural. Note ceylon cinnamon is better true cinnamon the other type can be tixic if used daily or lsrger amounts. Ceylon is better for you. Remember the'y' in ceylin means 'yes'.
Real Cinnamon vs. Fake Cinnamon -- True cinnamon is usually labeled "Ceylon cinnamon" & comes principally from Sri Lanka, India, Madagascar, Brazil & the Caribbean. Cassia, on the other hand, is often designated as "Chinese cinnamon" or "Saigon cinnamon" & comes principally from Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Japan & Korea.
One very common question these days we receive over email and comments is whether we can use cinnamon along with turmeric in paste or other recipes. If yes, then how much. This is a good question indeed because cinnamon like turmeric is an awesome spice and integral part of Indian kitchen.