cassia cinnamon


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cas·si·a cin·na·mon

Cinnamomum cassia Nees (family Lauraceae); the unofficial source of most of the cinnamon in the shops; the source of cinnamon oil.
Synonym(s): Chinese cinnamon
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However, cassia cinnamon can contain larger amounts.
Cassia cinnamon has much higher levels of coumarin than Ceylon cinnamon - up to 63 times more
Cassia cinnamon is native to Burma and is a member of the same family as true cinnamon, but it has a stronger flavor thus requiring less volume in recipes.