A noted quintessential warming, winter spice, organic Ceylon cinnamon powder is packed full of antioxidants that can help your body fight off colds and flu this season. As well as being a tasty addition to any health food addict’s kitchen store cupboard, organic Ceylon cinnamon powder can be used in many sweet and savoury dishes to help you benefit from its medicinal properties.
Read more about the many health benefits and uses of organic Ceylon cinnamon powder.
What is organic Ceylon Cinnamon powder?
Organic Ceylon cinnamon powder is made from Ceylon cinnamon sticks that naturally contain more nutrients compared to Cassia cinnamon, which is commonly available in your local supermarket. Ceylon cinnamon is also known as “true cinnamon” and originates from Sri Lanka and southern India.
When you compare the flavour and appearance between the two different types of cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon sticks are tan-brown in colour and gently curl up into an elegant cigar roll shape. Also, their flavour is much more fragrant and sweeter.
Ceylon cinnamon powder contains many natural antibiotic, antifungal components which help to boost the immune system in winter when colds and flu viruses are more prevalent.
What are the health benefits of organic Ceylon cinnamon?
There are so many ways that you can experience the health benefits of organic Ceylon cinnamon powder when you use it on a daily basis, especially during winter when our immune systems are in need of an extra boost, or when joint pain becomes particularly sore.
Those who are suffering from joint pain or arthritis can take organic Ceylon cinnamon powder alongside turmeric and black pepper or ginger powder to help reduce their inflammation. Joint pain can be exceptionally more painful for those suffering from arthritis in the winter months. Some studies have shown by taking organic Ceylon cinnamon powder, it might be able to help reduce joint pain.
Organic Ceylon cinnamon powder contains natural antifungal, antimicrobial, antibiotic and even antiviral agents to help fight off infection. It also helps with weight loss and could even help to improve your dental health too.
Our favourite way to use organic Ceylon cinnamon powder
Our recipe for Immune Boosting Ginger, Lemon and Cinnamon Tea below is a great way to naturally fight off a nasty cold, cough or even the flu this winter.
Other ways you can use organic Ceylon cinnamon powder
From a soothing cup of antioxidant tea or including some warmth and depth to your favourite curry or cake, organic Ceylon cinnamon powder has many uses and is one of the most versatile superfoods available on the market.
For joint pain and inflammation, try adding a dessert spoon of organic Ceylon cinnamon powder to your breakfast smoothie, porridge or pancake batter to help give your body an anti-inflammatory boost in the morning. You will soon get hooked on the fragrant and delicious taste of organic Ceylon cinnamon powder in no time!
If you’re a fan of baking then you can always include organic Ceylon cinnamon powder as a substitute to the Cassia cinnamon found in the supermarket. A delicious addition to cakes, tray bakes, pancakes, waffles, sweet tea bread and more, you will be amazed at the number of ways you can bake with organic Ceylon cinnamon powder.
You can discover more about this great superfood on our website. But make sure that when you buy organic Ceylon cinnamon powder to only use accredited health food retailers to ensure that you are getting your hands on the best product available.