Organic Cassia Cinnamon Chips, c/s (Cinnamomum cassia)
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum cassia
Our organic cassia cinnamon chips are a popular and widely used spice that has been traded throughout the world for thousands of years. Cinnamomum cassia features a warming scent with a spicy and delicious flavor. This spice is often decocted, made into cinnamon bark tea, or used as an ingredient in culinary blends.
Cinnamon was utilized extensively thousands of years ago and is still popular today. Enjoyed since ancient times, cinnamon was mentioned in ancient Egyptian texts, the Bible, and was widely traded thousands of years ago in Europe and in Asia by Arab spice traders. Its scent is uniquely warming, uplifting, and stimuBotanicalg, and its flavor sweet and delicious, hence the flavor and aroma have been utilized in countless confectionaries, baked goods, perfumes, cosmetics, beverages, and cordials.
As cinnamon is native to China, it has been used there extensively for thousands of years in TCM (traditional Chinese medicine). It is believed to balance the spleen, kidney, heart, and liver meridians and to stimulate circulation and the movement of 'chi' or energy. It is considered to be warming to the kidneys and is particularly useful in cold or stagnant conditions. In Ayurveda (traditional Indian system of healing) cassia is referred to as 'twak' and believed to support the respiratory, digestive, nervous, circulatory, urinary, and reproductive systems. Traditionally, cassia has been considered a highly valued and multipurpose nourishing herb.
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