Round Cinnamon Sticks are a rusty brown color and can be used in many ways, like steeping in cider or grating into recipes to impart a rich cinnamon flavor. These sticks come from the species Cinnamomum burmanii (also known as cassia) and are cultivated in countries like
Thailand. Cinnamon has long been held as an important cooking ingredient as well as a medicinal herb, and is one of the oldes spices in the world. It is principally employed in cookery as a condiment and flavoring material. It is used in the preparation of chocolate.It is also used in the preparation of some kinds of desserts, such as apple pie, donuts and cinnamon buns as well as spicy candies, tea, hot cocoa, and liqueurs.In medicine it acts like other volatile oils and once had a reputation as a cure for colds. It has also been used to treat diarrhea and other problems of the digestive system. Cinnamon is high in antioxidant activity. In
India cinnamon is commonly used in meat and rice dishes and in spice blends.