What is Cinnamon?
Cinnamon is a spice that has been used for thousands of years and comes from the bark of cinnamon trees. It can be used as a spice but is also found in food supplements and provides a range of positive health effects.
There are about 250 different cinnamon tree species. Real cinnamon is grown mainly in Sri Lanka and is called Ceylon cinnamon. A cheaper variant of cinnamon, and the one you usually find in the store, is called cassia cinnamon and comes from Indonesia, Vietnam and China. Cassia cinnamon has a thicker bark and tastes stronger than Ceylon cinnamon, which is sweeter. The cinnamon bark is cut off and rolled up. What we see in the store is dried and rolled bark or ground into powder.
Cinnamon naturally contains a substance called coumarin and is found in different types of cinnamon with different percentages of coumarin. Cassia cinnamon is the variety that has more coumarin in it than, for example, Ceylon cinnamon. Coumarin in large amounts can be dangerous and damage the liver as well as being a blood thinner. In our superfood, we only use real cinnamon, i.e. Ceylon cinnamon.
What is in cinnamon?
What is Ceylon cinnamon good for??
In addition to cinnamon being a wonderful flavor enhancer, it is also said to have positive health effects. It is:
- Rich in antioxidants and polyphenol
- Anti-inflammatory properties
- Fight infections infections of fungi or bacteria
- Regulate blood sugar and blood lipids (cinnamon has the ability to keep blood sugar at an even level).
- Increase blood circulation
- Improve insulin sensitivity
- Positive influence on breathing and urinary tract
- Acts as expectorant for colds and coughs
- Good for the skin
- Maintain hormonal balance
- Good for oral health
Also good for the stomach:
- relieve diarrhea
- antispasmodic for the intestine
- reduce gas and bloating.
- Stimulate digestion
Why you should order from us
All our Superfood powders contain only organic ingredients. They are also gluten-free and vegan so that you as a customer will get the purest and best.
Products containing Cinnamon
our products Belly Boost & Hormone Harmony contains Ceylon cinnamon.Belly Boost is a superfood mix of seven carefully selected ingredients that contribute to maintaining normal balance in the stomach and intestines.Hormone Harmony is a special blend of superfoods that contribute to normal hormone levels, calm and focus.
Tips on recipes
Here is a great recipe for a smoothie withBelly Boost for those of you who are looking for something to both soothe and strengthen the stomach.