Cinnamomum Verum is only grown in Sri Lanka, and is different from the inferior Cinnamomum Cassia due to the inner bark of the tropical tree being dried producing more delicate flavours with citrus, floral and clove notes giving a definite sweater taste and superior aroma. Commonly used in cooking to add flavour and to extract and deliver the health benefits.
Grown from Cinnamomum Cassia tree, referred to as Chinese Cinnamon. It is regarded as the cheaper, lower quality cinnamon, making it one fo the world’s most consumed types of cinnamon. Contains a high amount of coumarin, which if consumed in large amounts or in a prolonged daily basis can cause health problems especially liver damage.