Overview

Cassia cinnamon is a type of cinnamon. It is prepared from the dried inner bark of an evergreen tree. It is the most common type of cinnamon sold in North America.

Cassia cinnamon is most commonly used for diabetes. It is also used for prediabetes, obesity, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In food and beverages, cassia cinnamon is used as a flavoring agent.

How does it work ?

Cassia cinnamon contains chemicals that seem to improve insulin sensitivity. This may improve blood sugar control in patients with diabetes. Cassia cinnamon also contains cinnamaldehyde. This chemical might have activity against bacteria and fungi.

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