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  • True cinnamonís botanical name, Cinnamomum zeylanicum derives from the Hebraic and Arabic term amomon, meaning fragrant spice plant.

  • Cinnamon is a Native of SriLanka and is Cultivated in Lower Elevations of Western Ghats in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

  • The highest grade cinnamon is from the cinnamomum zeylanicum tree indigenous to Sri Lanka.

  • The major producers of cinnamon are Sri Lanka, Seychelles and Malagasy Republic.

  • trans-Cinnamaldehyde (C9H8O) is a major constituent of cinnamon bark, and it provides the distinctive odor and flavor associated with cinnamon.

  • The bark and the leaves of Cinnamomum spp. are commonly used as spices in home kitchens and their distilled essential oils or synthetic analogs are used as flavoring agent in the food and beverage industry.

  • Leaf and Bark Oils of Cinnamon could be obtained by Distilling dried Cinnamon Leaves & Barks.

  • Leaf and Bark Oils are used in the manufacture of Perfumes, Soaps, Tooth Pastes, Hair Oils and Face Creams, and also as an agent for flavoring liquor and in dentifrices.

  • The bark is harvested twice a year, starting when the trees are about three years old, one-year after pruning.

  • Any pieces of bark less than 107 cm long is categorized as quillings.

  • Oleoresins are the flavour extracts obtained by the solvent extraction of the ground spices.

  • Cinnamon possesses anti-bacterial properties and can act as a digestive aid helping to relieve gas and bloating.

  • Cinnamon and wheat flour were used for the preparation of cinnamon and placebo capsules.

  • It is commonly used in cakes and other baked goods, milk and rice puddings, chocolate dishes and fruit desserts, particularly apples and pears.

  • Cinnamon is a valuable addition to many aromatherapy blends, adding warmth, spice and inspiration, when used in very small amounts.

  • Propagation of cinnamon is by cuttings as well as layers.

  • Sri Lanka is the only regular supplier of cinnamon bark oil

  • India produces very small amounts of leaf oil for domestic use.

  • For cinnamon and cassia oils of international commerce, production of oil is secondary to the production of the spice.

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