Cinnamon is a dark reddish-brown spice that has a warm spicy-sweet taste and a mild distinctive aroma. It is used in many recipes ranging from sweet desserts to savoury dishes or even beverages.
Cinnamon has long been lauded for its many health benefits. It contains antioxidants that protect the body against oxidants caused by free radicals and prevents the growth of cancer cells. It also helps the body fight infections and repairs damaged tissues with its anti-inflammatory properties.