Indian cassia bark

Indian cassia bark, Tejpatta (Cinnamomum tamala)

Indian cassia bark | cinnamomum tamala

What is Indian cassia bark – Indian cassia bark is the English name for Cinnamomum Tamala. The leaves of Indian cassia bark or Tejpatta are used commonly as a spice. It tastes more like cinnamon, but is milder, and is indeed the leaf of the cassia bark (Cinnamomum tamala) tree. Indian cassia bark is a tree. It grows in parts of the Himalayas, other northern parts of India, Asia, and Australia. The leaf and bark are used as medicine. In foods, Indian cassia bark is used as a spice or flavouring agent.

Apart from spice, Indian cassia bark has several health benefits. Burning Indian cassia bark is said to help fatigue, varicose veins, painful joints, and viral infections.

It also  helps by calming the nervous system and boosting mental activity, as well as strengthening immune systems. Culinarily, Indian bay leaves are quite different having a fragrance and taste similar to cinnamon (cassia bark) bark, but milder.

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Indian cassia bark Cinnamomum Tamala is thought to have been one of the major sources of the medicinal plant leaves known in classic and medieval times.

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