Cinnamon comes from the inner bark of Cinnamomum trees. Most cinnamon comes from Sei Lanka.
Cinnamon powder is mark by grinding up the inner bark from Cinnamomum trees.
Common Culinary Uses
It is an important ingredient in apple pie. Although it is very savory, it is mostly used in sweet recipes. It is usually a dried powder.
It can lower blood sugar and risk of heart disease. It has no proven medicinal use.
It is one of the oldest known spices and its bark can be consumed directly.