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cin·na·mon

(sin'ă-mon),
1. The dried bark of Cinnamomum loureirii Nees (family Lauraceae), an aromatic bark used as a spice and, in medicine, as an adjuvant, carminative, and aromatic stomachic. Synonym(s): Saigon cinnamon
2. The dried inner bark of the shoots of Cinnamomum zeylanicum. Synonym(s): Ceylon cinnamon, Sri Lanka cinnamon
Synonym(s): cassia bark
[L. fr. G. kinnamōmon, cinnamon]

cinnamon

Herbal medicine
A tree native to the Indian subcontinent, the bark of which contains cinnamanic aldehyde, eugenol and tannins; it is antibacterial, carminative, stimulates the appetite and is used for gastrointestinal complaints.

cin·na·mon

(sin'ă-mŏn)
The dried bark of Cinnamomum loureirii, an aromatic bark used as a spice and, in medicine, as an adjuvant, carminative, and aromatic stomachic.
[L. fr. G. kinnamōmon, cinnamon]

cin·na·mon

(sin'ă-mŏn)
Dried aromatic bark of Cinnamomum loureirii used as a spice and, in medicine, as an adjuvant, carminative, and aromatic stomachic.
[L. fr. G. kinnamōmon, cinnamon]
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Ceylon cinnamon is usually harder to find, but many specialty shops carry it.
However, the genus contains only four economically important cinnamon species such as Cinnamomum zeylanicum or Cinnamomum verum (Ceylon cinnamon or true cinnamon), Cinnamomum aromaticum (Cinnamomum cassia or Chinese cinnamon), Cinnamomum burmannii (Korintje, Java, or Indonesian cinnamon), and Cinnamomum loureiroi (Vietnamese or Saigon cinnamon) [11].
HefeWeizen 8 ounces buffer; diced 3 7/8 ounces (1/2 cup) packed dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons salt 9 1/4 ounces (2 cups) all-purpose flour 8 eggs Vegetable oil for deep-frying 2 tablespoons ground Ceylon cinnamon 2 tablespoons granulated sugar To serve: Eight 1 1/2-ounce portions foie aras Salt For The garnish: Cilantro Mint * yields more than needed for plating ** red bell peppers may be substituted For the fermented pepper gel: Puree peppers.
Serves 44 duck breastsSalt2 ounces (1/2 cup) oolong tea leaves (the authors recommend Hairy Crab or Tieguanyin Fujian)3 teaspoons Sichuan peppercorns1 (5-inch) stick Ceylon cinnamon, broken into small pieces1 teaspoon white peppercorns, crushed6 whole star anise1/4 cup light-brown sugarSprinkle the duck breasts lightly with salt.
Concerns about cinnamon's safety resurfaced with the publication of an Indian study that found raw Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) caused cells to mutate and promoted several forms of cancer.
In his keynote speech, Ambassador Kumararatne highlighted the uniqueness of Ceylon Cinnamon, known as true cinnamon or queen of spices is the oldest planting crop in Sri Lanka.
The benefits of Ceylon Cinnamon such as a medicinal spice, food preservative, solution for blood sugar and cure many other medical conditions will be communicated directly to the millions of visitors expected to the Expo Milano.
Types of CinnamonThere are two common types of cinnamon -- Ceylon cinnamon and cassia cinnamon.
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Sri Lanka is currently processing to obtain Geographical Indication (GI), protection for Ceylon Cinnamon in the EU.