Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti aging
Anti fungal
Anti inflammatory
Anti viral qualities
Aphrodisiac
Fights free radicals
Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Improves hair, skin and nails
Increases Sex Hormones & Orgasm
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of Alzheimer
May reduce risk of diabetes
May regulate blood sugar
Pain reliever
Relieves PMS
Relieves sore throat

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tsp; Calories: 6; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbs: 2.1g; Fiber: 1.2g; Sugars: .1g; Protein: .1g; Potassium: 0%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 1%DV

Did You Know?

  • Cinnamon is the tree, the bark is used to make the spice.
  • The best cinnamon is Ceylon cinnamon, from Sri Lanka. Cessia is the most common form today
  • Cinnamon is rich in fiber, manganese, iron, and calcium.

Ways to Eat:

  • In curry
  • On apples
  • On desserts
  • In hot chocolate
  • With sugar on toast
  • On oatmeal

Farming Trivia:

  • Native to Asia, cinnamon has been used since 2,800 BCE - it was one of the first traded spices in history! 
  • The spice is obtained from the inner bark of the tree. To get it, the outer bark is shaved off and the branch is hit with a hammer to loosen the inner bark.
  • Sri Lanka produces most of the world's cinamon.

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.