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"Saigon Cinnamon"

  1. photo What kind of <b>cinnamon</b> are you eating - Ceylon, cassia, Korintje, or <b>Saigon</b>?What kind of cinnamon are you eating - Ceylon, cassia, Korintje, or Saigon?News
    cinnamon. Cassia (Chinese) cinnamon, Saigon cinnamon, and Korintje are typically all lumped in together and referred to as cassia cinnamon, though they are each distinctively different. Each of these threeRead more
  2. photo The health benefits of <b>cinnamon</b> and how to use this amazing spiceThe health benefits of cinnamon and how to use this amazing spiceNews
    While there are definitely color, taste, and texture variations between Ceylon, Cassia, Korintje, and Saigon cinnamon, the differences in respect to health benefits are minor.Nutrients - OneRead more

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Saigon Cinnamon

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Saigon cinnamon (Cinnamomum loureiroi, also known as Vietnamese cinnamon or Vietnamese cassia and Quế Trà My or Quế Thanh or " Quế Trà Bồng" in Vietnam) is an evergreen tree in the genus Cinnamomum, indigenous to mainland Southeast Asia. Despite its name, it is more closely related to cassia (C. cassia) than to cinnamon (C. verum, “true cinnamon”, Ceylon cinnamon), though in the same genus as...More