We all love the sweet fragrance and taste of cinnamon – it’s nothing short of a delight. Given the current state of the world, “Immunity Boosting” is quite the catch phrase. That being said I am happy to pay homage to this popular medicinal spice that is used across the globe. Cinnamon is thankfully easy to come by and infusing it in a cup of water creates a super drink that has healing properties.
This wonder spice is packed with antioxidant polyphenols and proanthocyanidins which are what give our immune systems that boost. Not to mention, cinnamon is antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal – which all reduce the risk of developing respiratory disorders and other health hazards.
I like to keep it simple and have found the easiest way to extract the goodness from cinnamon is with cinnamon sticks. Add 4 sticks to 2 quarts of water and let them infuse (either covered at room temp or in the fridge) for 2 hours before enjoying!! The water will keep for about 2 days. A tablespoon of honey is a nice addition too not only for taste, but also for extra antibacterial power. 😘