CINNAMON: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

CINNAMON: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

Allergen. Cinnamon (Cinnamic aldehyde) Cinnamon is a popular spice but what makes it so delicious to eat and smell is a chemical compound found naturally in its bark that is a published common skin allergen: cinnamic aldehyde. While you can probably spot cinnamates quickly in foods and cosmetics that smell like cinnamon, it is used in other products where …