The Kayu Manis

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Getting to know Kayu Manis Cinnamon is another name cinnamon comes from the Greek language meaning sweet wood. This plant is many grow in Pulau of Java. Included in the family Laureceae, cinnamon tree (or the scientific name Cinnamomum zeylanicum), trees have a maximum height of 9 meters with bark gray slippery. Spear-shaped leaves with a length of about 20 cm and width 5 cm. The leaves are green on top and white on the bottom. Small flowering with white or yellowish forming clusters. Part of the cinnamon tree is used in the wood a darker-colored due to the inside of the fragrant smell of the skin while the outer part is not smelling good. The inside of the bark will be dried in the sun. The result, the bark will form a coil which is then cut into 5-8 cm long stalks of small or ground into powder form. This is the usual form as we find and used as fragrances and flavor enhancer in foods, beverages or used as aromatherapy and perfume materials. Way Presentation of Kayu Manis Some ways presenting cinnamon as a connoisseurs of on food and beverages among others: Use cinnamon sticks as stirrers on the small size hot beverages such as chocolate, hot milk or cereal beverage Brewed simultaneously with the tea. Combine cinnamon powder in a cake or add small pieces of cinnamon to decorate your cake. TAKEN as a spice in at cuisine such as the moment memmbuat nasi, pasta, meat or vegetable. Benefits Kayu Manis In addition to the fragrance and flavor enhancer in foods and beverages, cinnamon or cinnamon has some of the properties to alleviate health problems because cinnamon contains manganese, iron and calcium. The benefits to health complaints, among others to lower blood sugar, lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, improve memory, relieve muscle and joint pain, gum and teeth problems, ulcers, relieve headaches, migraines, sore throat overcome, alleviate stomach problems and cramps during menstruation as well as eliminating the problem of bad breath. You can drink the decoction of grated cinnamon to try to address the health problems that you experience when you do not mix with food or drink. For the problem of sore throat, mouth sores or bad breath, simply by rinsing with boiling water with a ratio of ½ teaspoon cinnamon with 1 cup of water. For longer storage, cinnamon in powder form is more appropriate because it can be stored for 6 months, while cinnamon sticks for cinnamon is in powder form. Keep timber in a cool, sweet, dry and dark thanks and good reading 🙂

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