(Cinnamomum verum, synonym C. zeylanicum) is native to Sri Lanka. The bark and powder is widely used as a spice. We offer Cinnamon in bark, sticks and powder forms. We don't offer Cassia. The name cinnamon is correctly used to refer to Ceylon Cinnamon, also known as "true cinnamon" (from the botanical name C. verum). However, the related species Cassia(Cinnamomum aromaticum) is sometimes sold labeled as cinnamon. A Difference for Good Health Cinnamon is antimicrobial and also restrains the growth of fungi and yeast, making it potentially useful in the treatment of allergies. Cinnamon also holds promises for people with diabetes, because it appears to stimulate insulin activity thereby helping the body to process sugar more efficiently. You see, that cinnamon roll may not only taste good, but be good for you, too!. There has been recent studies on Cinnamon suggesting their usage for blood sugar control. Paul Crawford (email@example.com) has done work on effectiveness of Cinnamon. Cinnamon Keeps you alert Doctors at Atlantic health in NJ suggests that Cinnamon helps you feel alert by possibly increasing blood flow to the brain. Try adding Ceylon Cinnamon to the morning cup of coffee or tea. We have created a blend of spices for making Organic masala chai at home. This Masala Chai blend is made with ceylon cinnamon, cardamom pods, cloves, fennel seeds and malabar black peppercorns. Why go to big coffee shops to get masala chai?. Read the latest studies done on ceylon cinnamon and its role in healthcare at our reference link: Organic Ceylon Cinnamon is free from chemical pesticide, chemical fertilizer, additives and irradiation. Watch a video about history, usage, medicinal properties and production of Ceylon Cinnamon from Sri Lanka. Usage: Cinnamon is used extensively in bakery, Asian foods, flavored tea and medicine. It is very widely used spice in Asia for long period of time for it's medicinal properties. Warning: In many supermarkets in the United States, products labelled as cinnamon may often be cassia. Due to the presence of a moderately toxic component called coumarin, European health agencies have recently warned against consuming high amounts of cassia. Coumarin is known to cause liver and kidney damage in high concentrations. True Ceylon cinnamon has negligible amounts of Coumarin.
Warm Turmeric Milk with Ceylon Cinnamon
- 1 cup milk (unsweetened almond, coconut, or dairy)
- 1 tsp. honey
- ¼ tsp. each of ground turmeric, Ceylon cinnamon and cardamom
- freshly ground Indus Organics black pepper
- In a small saucepan, gently heat the milk of your choice with the honey.
- Bring to the point where it is almost boiling, then remove from heat.
- Whisk in the spices until well blended. Strain through a fine mesh strainer, if desired.
- Add some freshly ground pepper, stir with a cinnamon stick and serve.
- 4 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup unsalted butter, soft
- 1 ½ cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 eggs
- 3 teaspoon Indus Organics cinnamon powder
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix together flour, baking powder, salt, butter, 1 ½ cups sugar, and eggs until fluffy.
- In a separate bowl, mix cinnamon powder with 3 tablespoons of sugar.
- Shape dough into tiny balls and roll in cinnamon sugar. Place on baking sheet.
- Bake for 15 minutes and let cool.
Butter Chicken with Garlic Naan - Turmeric adds color to the recipe
- 1 ounce butter
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 2 large boneless chicken breasts
- 1 teaspoon Indus Organics ginger
- 1 teaspoon Indus Organics chili powder
- 1 teaspoon Indus Organics turmeric
- 1 teaspoon Indus Organics cinnamon powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3⁄4 cup fresh cream
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1⁄2 teaspoon Indus Organics garam masala
- Saute onion and garlic in butter.
- Slice chicken breasts into bite sized pieces.
- Combine spices and salt and toss chicken pieces until well coated.
- Saute the chicken each side until golden brown.
- Stir in the cream and tomato paste.
- Cover pan and simmer for about 10 minutes until cooked through. Sprinkle Garam Masala on top.