Cinnamon, is a spice with renowned fragrance which is often used in Asian curries, hot fries, tomato sauce, and baked goods such as cookies, cakes, and oatmeal. Some people even prefer to brew it as a tea. Cinnamon has impressive health benefits, including immune-boosting, weight loss etc.
Cinnamon Tea is a soothing and caffeine-free beverage with a sweet and fragrant flavour. It is prepared by boiling the cinnamon powder with water and steeping for a few minutes until it becomes deep brown. Honey, milk, and ginger are popular additives used to enhance the flavour and health benefits of the tea. As cinnamon is a woody spice that contains a sweet, and savoury flavour, the tea has a delicious, and warm aroma that enhances the sense of relaxation. The hint
of resin, honey, and spice is capable of leaving a sweet after taste as well.
There are two types of cinnamon tea..but how?
Cinnamon barks and cinnamon powder is obtained from two cinnamon varieties such as Cinnamon cassia and Cinnamon veram.
It is the most common variety available in all the supermarkets across the globe. Although it is considered to be native to China, Cassia currently cultivated in many parts of the world. Even though it is loved by many tea lovers, the compound coumarin found in this cinnamon variety might result in acute toxicity if used in high doses for an extended period.