Common Name: Ceylon Cinnamont
Botanical Names: Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Cinnamomum verum
A staple in French toast, coﬀee, and breakfast pastries, cinnamon is a delicious and nutritious spice. The scientiﬁc name for cinnamon is Cinnamomum zeylanicum and it comes from the inner barks of trees native to Sri Lanka.
Once upon a time, cinnamon was more valuable than gold. And while these days, most of us would rather get our hands on 24 karats instead of 24 ounces, it turns out that this aromatic tree bark could be more valuable than gold, especially when it comes to health beneﬁts. Ceylon cinnamon is also an excellent source of, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Potassium, Zinc, Magnesium, Cinnamaldehyde