English Name: Cinnamon
Indian Name: Dalchini
Scientific Name: Cinnamomum verum/Cinnamomum cassia
Health Benefits: Lowers Blood-sugar level, cholesterol, Anti-bacterial etc.
Cinnamon harvested from the North East region is full of flavor and is of a superior variety due to its unique characteristics. It has a warm, pungent sweetness to it, which adds exotic flavor in both sweet and savory foods. Its sweet woody fragrance is what is highly desired.
As a spice, it is used for culinary seasoning, as a flavor for baking, as a traditional medicine for curing stomach cramps, gut health etc.
And, the essential oil extracted from its bark is widely used for aromatherapy, for boosting immunity and for alertness.