April 14, 2010
Make sure you are using Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) when using the spice in food or drinks. Cinnamon in the US is NOT the real Cinnamon with good health benefits. In fact, the Cinnamon Cassia that is marketed as Cinnamon in the US can be toxic if consumed frequently. You can read more of the differences here.