Cinnamon is scientifically known as Cinnamomum zeylanicum and is considered one of the ancient spices and originated from Sri Lanka in 15th century. The bark of the cinnamon is used as spice. It has numerous medicinal value and is a very popular antioxidant. Cinnamon is used to treat various ailments and also relives menstrual pain, treats nausea , diarrhoea and common cold. It is also widely used in the culinary world in the prepared sweet and spicy food.