Cinnamon improves digestive strength and aids in the digestion of milk
It sweetens the breathe when chewed after meals and its anti-bacterial actions helps cleanse the teeth and gums. As it is often used in treating diabetes, it is interesting that cinnamon is traditionally used in sweet preparations.
Full of anti-oxidants to protect your body from oxidative damage caused by free radicals, cinnamon has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease.
Cinnamon combines well with many other spices, including ginger, cloves, black pepper, paprika, saffron and nutmeg. Sauté cinnamon in ghee and add to desserts such as rice pudding or pie mixtures.
A basic ingredient in Chai tea.