Cinnamon

By: Tate Girard

Origin of Cinnamon

Cinnamon originated from China and was imported by the Egyptians from China in 2000 BC.

Botanical Information on Cinnamon

We generally use the bark of Cinnamon in the foods that we cook that have cinnamon as a main ingredient.

Common Culinary Uses of Cinnamon

A Sample Recipe that uses Cinnamon would be Snickerdoodles.

Cinnamon is commonly used in Cinnamon Buns and is also used a lot in Apple Pies.

Cinnamon is commonly dried.

Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon lowers blood sugar in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Cinnamon may also help improve glucose and liquid levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

Interesting Facts on Cinnamon

Cinnamon can help heal a muscular injury.

Cinnamon can help fight against bacterial and fungal infections.

Cinnamon can also help cure pimples.

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