(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.