Cassia Overview

Cassia Overview

Cassia differs from cinnamon in strength and quality. The bark and quills are darker, coarser, and woodier, and the bark is reddish brown. Cassia is sweet and spicy like cinnamon but more pungent. Its buds are like cloves but with a slight aroma. Nowadays, true...
True Cinnamon – Medicinal Uses

True Cinnamon – Medicinal Uses

Photo: Simon A Eugester The chemical composition of the quills includes cinnamaldehyde, gums, tannin, mannitol, coumarin, calcium oxalate, aldehyde, eugenol, pinene, and minerals. Sri Lankan cinnamon is easily ground into a powder, whereas the tough and woody texture...
Cinnamon Overview

Cinnamon Overview

Featured photo: Bernard Thiry Cinnamon is one of the more famous spices from Biblical and pre-Biblical times. It originates from a number of species, including Cinnamomum zeylanicum syn in the Family Lauraceae. Cinnamomum brumannii, Cinnamomum cassia, and Cinnamomum...
Herbs In The Anointing Oil

Herbs In The Anointing Oil

As one of the most researched of ancient literatures, the Bible is a window into the life and practices of the people who lived in Israel and bordering nations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, and Judea. The Bible and other texts from that time offer a broad view...

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