China, India, Java, and Japan.
Sweet flavor, spicier than Ceylon cinnamon.
Stimulates circulation and digestion, antispasmodic, anti pyretic.
Its flavor is spicy and sweet. Reduces Vata and Kapha, and increases Pitta.
Due to its spicy taste, it marries well with curries and meat dishes such as lamb. For sweet dishes, it is best to use Ceylon cinnamon. It enters into the composition of the 5 Spices mix.