Cinnamon - Cinnamon Two Types of Cinnamon Cinnamomum cassia...

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Two Types of Cinnamon •Cinnamomum cassia •Cinnamomum zeylanicum Cinnamomum zeylanicum is sweeter and is the plant that produces the cinnamon we eat •Cinnamon is a product that comes from a tree
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Why Cinnamon? To your health Lowers LDL cholesterol Regulates blood sugar Reduces yeast infection Stunts Leukemia and Lymphoma cell growth Source of manganese, iron, fiber and calcium Fights halitosis In the industry •Natural preservative: inhibits bacterial growth and spoilage •May reduce E. coli in unpasteurized juice
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Growing Cinnamon is tree bark Cinnamon trees are grown in India, Sri Lanka, South America and the West Indies Sri Lankan cinnamon is the best quality Cinnamon grows best in shaded areas Soil that is too wet produces bitter bark
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Coppicing Coppicing is the process of cutting a tree down to the trunk so multiple shoots can grow out of the tree nub.
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