Origins of Sri Lankan (Ceylon) Cinnamon

Cinnamon is the name for several species of tree, and the commercial spice products that some of these trees produce. All are members of the genus Cinnamomum in the family of Lauraceae. Only a few Cinnamomum species are grown commercially for spice.

Cinnamon has antiseptic properties. The spice helps prevent a breakout of infections and repairs damaged tissue. Research and studies reveal consumption of cinnamon helps bring back neurotransmitter levels among Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease patients to normal. An active component called cinnamaldehyde present in cinnamon is known for its ability to fight bacterial and fungal infections. Cinnamon acts as a natural digestive and provides relief from stomach bloatness.


Cinnamomum verum called true cinnamon tree or Ceylon Cinnamon tree is a small evergreen tree belonging to the family Lauraceae native to Sri Lanka.Among other species its inner bark is used to make cinnamon


Pieces of inner bark, obtained by peeling and/ or scraping the bark of small twings and stalks of cinnamon shoots, which may include a quantity of chips as specified.


Dried bark of unpeelable stems, branches and trimming inclusive of the outer bark, which has been


Broken pieces below 2oomm in length (other than quills cut in specified short length) and splits of varying sizes of all grades of cinnamon quills which may include quantities of chips and featherings as specified


Cinnamon leaves is using in many herbal drinks for providing relief from stomach related problems.
Cinnamon can lower the risk of cancer. Research reveals cinnamon consumption minimizes the extent of tumor growth that is cancerous. Cinnamaldehyde a compound present in cinnamon helps protect DNA damage.
Cinnamon is the best weight loss remedy in the world because the spice has a natural sweetness and no calories.


Benefits of Cinnamon oil Cinnamon bark oil are extracted from the outer bark of the Cinnamon tree. It’s considered very potent and has a strong.’perfume-like’smell almost like taking an intense whiff of ground cinnamon. Cinnamon Bark oil is usually more expensive than cinnamon leaf oil.
Cinnamon oil is using in various massage therapies and helps sore muscles immensely. In ayurvedic treatments, cinnamon powder mixed with lime juice and used to treat stomach related problems.

Different forms and Grades of Cinnamon

Cinnamon Bale Form

  • • Alba
  • • C5 Special
  • • C5, C4, C3
  • • M5, M4, H1, H2, H3

Cinnamon Cut Form

  • • Alba, C5 Special
  • • C4, C3
  • • M5, M4
  • • H1, H2

Cinnamon Quillings

  • • Super fine Quillings
  • • Quillings No.1
  • • Quillings FAQ

Grades of Cinnamon


This thin shaped Ceylon Cinnamon is the most expensive one among the entirely true cinnamon has an exquisite taste (sweeter than other grades) and aroma.


This grade of cinnamon is the 2nd best quality after Alba. These comprise a wonderful taste. Shape and feels smooth too.


This highly demanded grade of cinnamon is slender with golden yellow color and has a sweet taste and this is specially made for the European Market.


This grade is brown in color and tough in appearance plus consists of thin strick of cinnamon.


This kind of cinnamon consists of selected sections of the cinnamon.


This grade possesses the best and most pricey portions of the rough cinnamon bark.


This grade comprises roughly 90% of golden yellow Cinnamon sticks of fine quality.


This Grade consists of marginally bigger quillings which are collected in the process of cutting & baling cinnamon.


An appropriate number of quills are gathered together to mark a Bale.