Cinnamon is known as a familiar spice in the life of Vietnamese people in pho dishes that bring a specific flavor to the dish. In the West, cinnamon is also used in dishes and drinks such as fruit wine, apple pie, etc. They are medicinal herbs with a characteristic warm aroma that makes you feel comfortable to the touch

1. Origin:
Cinnamon has been known for a long time, from about 2000 BC, the Chinese were one of the first countries to discover and use, then spread to the whole world, cinnamon went to other countries. through the Silk Road.

At first, the cinnamon tree was used to be very useful in making medicines as well as in some religious rituals, later on, cinnamon was used to add to the medicinal industry.

Cinnamon trees in the world: Cinnamon trees are developed and grown in many countries such as China, Laos, South America, India….

Cinnamon in Vietnam: The tree is grown with tiger dung throughout the country such as: Quang Ninh, Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang and many other regions.

2. Cinnamon is used in life how?

  • Against colds, flatulence:
    Cinnamon is very effective in fighting cold season infections like colds or flu. In addition to its antioxidant properties, this little brown spice is an excellent source of essential minerals like manganese, iron and calcium.
  • Supports weight loss:
    Cinnamon helps to purify the digestive system, promoting weight loss. Cinnamon is also known to be a natural fat burner. It speeds up metabolism, burns excess calories, which in turn leads to fat loss
  • Enhance brain performance:
    Studies conducted at Healthspan Center (UK) highlight the potential of cinnamon in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Cinnamon is thought to increase the production of sodium benzoate in the brain, a compound that directly acts on the hippocampus, an area essential for memory and learning.
  • Relieve menstrual pain:
    Cinnamon has antispasmodic, blood-thinning, and anti-inflammatory properties, so it can ease menstrual pain.