Enjoy These Lovely Cinnamon Tea Benefits for Wellness

Brew up a cup of this spicy, soothing herbal tisane to enjoy cinnamon tea benefits for digestion, physical and mental energy, immune system support, an antioxidant boost, and so much more. 

If you love cinnamon, you've likely enjoyed this warming spice in all sorts of sweet and savory dishes. For a new way to include cinnamon in your day, why not make some delicious cinnamon tea? Tasty and incredibly beneficial, cinnamon tea (especially when made from scratch) is sure to become a regular in your tea routine. 

Cinnamon Tea Benefits | The Tea Talk

Versatile cinnamon is much-loved for how beautifully it blends with countless flavors - with other teas, spices, fruits, and herbs - to create delectable tea blends. And cinnamon tea is chock-full of good things for our bodies, minds, and even romantic relationships. Here are some of the ways this healthful herbal tea can support and encourage wellness. 

You + Cinnamon Tea 

If you have a story to share about cinnamon tea benefits for wellness, we'd love to hear it! Click here to share your experience, and see what others are saying about cinnamon tea, too.

  • Boost your antioxidant intake with cinnamon tea. Cinnamon is an excellent source of antioxidants, providing more of these beneficial compounds than almost all other spices and herbs. Our bodies can benefit greatly from a diet rich in antioxidants, as they can lessen the risk of chronic disease, protect us from the harmful effects of free radicals, boost metabolism, improve immunity, keep skin looking and feeling softer and smoother, and much more. A quick, easy way to add antioxidants to your diet is by steeping and sipping some fragrant cinnamon tea. 

| Related:  Tips for making Cinnamon Tea

Antioxidants & Cinnamon Tea Benefits

Looking to boost your antioxidant intake? Cinnamon is comparable with other antioxidant-rich foods - for example, just one teaspoon of ground cinnamon provides about the same amount of antioxidants as 1/2 of cup blueberries. 

  • Find relief with cinnamon tea's anti-inflammatory properties. Much has been discovered about how detrimental low-grade chronic inflammation can be for wellness (this condition has been linked to various health issues, such as diabetes, PCOS, obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer's, and more). Fortunately, we have many natural, safe options for support against chronic inflammation - including cinnamon tea. Drinking some of this flavorful brew may provide added protection against chronic inflammation. 
  • Foster healthy circulation with beneficial cinnamon tea. Poor circulation can potentially affect the body in all sorts of concerning ways, such as varicose veins, painful joints, headaches, constipation, or fatigue. Naturally warming and a natural blood thinner, cinnamon is well-known for improving blood flow. Enjoying cinnamon in a tea provides further benefits for healthy circulation with added hydration.  
  • Show your heart some love with cinnamon tea. Studies suggest that cinnamon may promote healthy cholesterol levels, and the antioxidants in this tasty tea can aid in keeping the heart healthy, too. Cinnamon tea's benefits for circulation may also benefit cardiovascular health.
Cinnamon Tea Benefits | The Tea Talk
  • Enjoy cinnamon tea benefits for a healthy weight. There are many reasons why cinnamon tea may be a helpful addition to your weight-management plan... Antioxidant-rich cinnamon tea may boost metabolism, aid in keeping the digestive tract working optimally, and have a beneficial effect on blood sugar and insulin levels. In addition, when our diets are filled with tasty, fragrant foods and beverages (like cinnamon tea), we're apt to feel satisfied sooner and less likely to go in search of unhealthy snacks. Learn more here about cinnamon tea benefits for reaching and staying at a healthy, happy weight. 
  • Cinnamon is an excellent source of manganese and calcium (which are important for strong, healthy bones and teeth), and is also a very good source of fiber (which works together with calcium to support colon and heart health). 

Cinnamon is lovely blended with other beneficial herbal teas, like rosemary, ginger, or cranberry. 

  • Naturally warming cinnamon tea may help in warding off a cold or chill, especially when damp weather or frigid temperatures are taking their toll on the body, mind, and spirit. If you're already under the weather with a cold or flu, sipping some antioxidant-rich cinnamon tea may provide your immune system with added support and some much-needed nurturing. And, this spicy tea's anti-viral, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties can provide additional help in sustaining the body against unwanted invaders (such as seasonal viruses and UTIs). 

There are more cinnamon tea benefits... Keep reading here for more about this mouth-watering, satisfying herbal tea. And, to share your experience with cinnamon tea benefits with other visitors to our site, scroll down this page... We'd love to hear your cinnamon-tea story!

If you'd like to learn more about the wellness benefits of spices (such as cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, cardamom, and rosemary), a wonderful book to add to your tea library is Healing Spices by Bharat B. Aggarwal. It's filled with easy-to-understand information about the healthful properties of 50 different spices, plus many delicious recipes to help you include more beneficial spices in your diet.    

Page 1 of 2

Previous     1     2     Next


Whether you love cinnamon tea as is or prefer cinnamon in a favorite tea blend, you'll enjoy these many cinnamon tea benefits. Sweet, soothing, spicy, and a little bit exotic, cinnamon is a versatile and much-loved herbal tea. 

More ways to enjoy cinnamon... Use a cinnamon stick to stir tea, or combine ground cinnamon with natural or organic honey to sweeten tea. 

Ready to make your own? You'll find a simple recipe here for making cinnamon tea from ground cinnamon or cinnamon sticks, and browse through these tips for making the perfect cup of cinnamon tea. Our Making Tea Pinterest Board has lots of ideas and inspiration for the art of brewing tea, too. 

And, as with any new tea you're considering adding to your tea stash, be sure to read up on any precautions and safe-use tips for cinnamon herbal tea. Drop by our Cinnamon Side Effects page to learn more. 

Have a Great Story to Share about Cinnamon Tea Benefits?

Do you have a great experience to share about cinnamon tea and its benefits for wellness? We'd love to hear it! Why not share your thoughts and opinions with our other readers? Join the conversation below...

What Other Visitors to Our Site Have Said

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...

My experience with cinnamon 
I enjoy hot beverages like tea. Moreover, the experience is enhanced once cinnamon is added; I am very thankful to God, the Creator, who has blessed His …

kills cravings 
Whenever I drank cinnamon tea I can go longer without being hungry. I don't feel the need to eat all the time as usual. I also feel good mentally. While …

No more aching hand 
I've worked in an office for over 35 years and have a bad case of carpal tunnel. Stopped drinking coffee and started drinking cinnamon tea everyday in …

Cinnamon tea every day! 
I found cinnamon tea in the aisles at Sainsbury's after recommended by a friend. I was obviously excited to try it as it had no caffeine in it which was …

Cinnamon Tea Smoothie 
Discovered the great taste of this smoothie by trying a combination of fresh fruits and liquids in my blender. 3-4 cups Cinnamon tea (cold) 2 medium …

Take care with cinnamon tea, though 
I have found that I love Cinnamon Tea! However, we do need to be careful not to take more than four a day because of the potential problems.

Click here to write your own.

> Cinnamon Tea Benefits

Sources


Aggarwal BB. Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease. New York, NY: Sterling Publishing, 2011. 

Allen RW, Schwartzman E, Baker WL, et al. Cinnamon use in type 2 diabetes: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Fam Med. 2013 Sep-Oct;11(5):452-9. doi: 10.1370/afm.1517. 

Amalaradjou MA, Narayanan A, Baskaran SA, Venkitanarayanan K.  Antibiofilm effect of trans-cinnamaldehyde on uropathogenic Escherichia coli. The Journal of Urology. 2010 May 20;184(1):358-363. 

Crawford P. Effectiveness of cinnamon for lowering hemoglobin A1C in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized, controlled trial. J Am Board Fam Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;22(5):507-12. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2009.05.080093. 

Davis PA, Yokoyama W. Cinnamon intake lowers fasting blood glucose: meta-analysis. J Med Food. 2011 Sep;14(9):884-9. doi: 10.1089/jmf.2010.0180. Epub 2011 Apr 11. 

Frydman-Marom A, Levin A, Farfara D, et al. Orally Administrated Cinnamon Extract Reduces ß-Amyloid Oligomerization and Corrects Cognitive Impairment in Alzheimer's Disease Animal Models. PLoS ONE 6(1): e16564. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016564 

George RC, Lew J, Graves DJ. Interaction of Cinnamaldehyde and Epicatechin with Tau: Implications of Beneficial Effects in Modulating Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis. J Alzheimers Dis. 2013;36:21-40.

Gladstar R. Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing, 2012. 

Gruenwald J, Freder J, Armbruester N. Cinnamon and health. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2010 Oct;50(9):822-34. doi: 10.1080/10408390902773052. 

Hlebowicz J, Darwiche G, Björgell O, Almér LO. Effect of cinnamon on postprandial blood glucose, gastric emptying, and satiety in healthy subjects. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Jun;85(6):1552-6. 

Jitomir J, Willoughby DS. Cassia cinnamon for the attenuation of glucose intolerance and insulin resistance resulting from sleep loss. J Med Food. 2009 Jun;12(3):467-72. doi: 10.1089/jmf.2008.0128. 

Khan A, Safdar M, Ali Khan MMA, et al. Cinnamon Improves Glucose and Lipids of People With Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2003 Dec;26(12):3215-3218. 

Kwon HK, Hwang JS, So JS, et al. Cinnamon extract induces tumor cell death through inhibition of NFKB and AP1. BMC Cancer. 2010;10:392. Published online 2010 Jul 24. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-10-392. 

Mang B, Wolters M, Schmitt B, et al. Effects of a cinnamon extract on plasma glucose, HbA, and serum lipids in diabetes mellitus type 2. Eur J Clin Invest. 2006 May;36(5):340-4. 

Mars B. Healing Herbal Teas: A Complete Guide to Making Delicious, Healthful Beverages. Laguna Beach, CA: Basic Health Publications, 2006. 

Mashhadi NS, Ghiasvand R, Askari G, et al. Influence of ginger and cinnamon intake on inflammation and muscle soreness endued by exercise in Iranian female athletes. Int J Prev Med. 2013 Apr;4(Suppl 1):S11-5. 

Mayaud L, Carricajo A, Zhiri A, Aubert G. Comparison of bacteriostatic and bactericidal activity of 13 essential oils against strains with varying sensitivity to antibiotics. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2008 Sep;47(3):167-73. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2008.02406.x.

Mohamed Sham Shihabudeen H, Hansi Priscilla D, Thirumurugan K. Cinnamon extract inhibits α-glucosidase activity and dampens postprandial glucose excursion in diabetic rats. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2011 Jun 29;8(1):46. doi: 10.1186/1743-7075-8-46. 

Pires RH, Montanari LB, Martins CH, et al. Anticandidal efficacy of cinnamon oil against planktonic and biofilm cultures of Candida parapsilosis and Candida orthopsilosis. Mycopathologia. 2011 Dec;172(6):453-64. doi: 10.1007/s11046-011-9448-0. Epub 2011 Jul 15. 

Premanathan M, Rajendran S, Ramanathan T, et al. A survey of some Indian medicinal plants for anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) activity. Indian J Med Res. 2000 Sep;112:73-7. 

Schoene NW, Kelly MA, Polansky MM, Anderson RA. Water-soluble polymeric polyphenols from cinnamon inhibit proliferation and alter cell cycle distribution patterns of hematologic tumor cell lines. Cancer Lett. 2005 Dec 8;230(1):134-40. 

Solomon TP, Blannin AK. Changes in glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity following 2 weeks of daily cinnamon ingestion in healthy humans. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2009 Apr;105(6):969-76. doi: 10.1007/s00421-009-0986-9. Epub 2009 Jan 22. 

Solomon TP, Blannin AK. Effects of short-term cinnamon ingestion on in vivo glucose tolerance. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2007 Nov;9(6):895-901. 

Tillotson, AK. The One Earth Herbal Sourcebook. New York, NY: Kensington Publishing Corp., 2001.

UC Santa Barbara Scientists Discover Cinnamon Compounds’ Potential Ability to Prevent Alzheimer’s. Retrieved from https://www.j-alz.com/node/295 

Verspohl EJ, Bauer K, Neddermann E. Antidiabetic Effect of Cinnamomum Cassia and Cinnamomum Zeylanicum in Vivo and in Vitro. Phytotherapy Research. 19.3 (2005): 203-206.

Wang GS, Deng JH, Ma YH, et al.  Mechanisms, clinically curative effects, and antifungal activities of cinnamon oil and pogostemon oil complex against three species of Candida. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine. 2012 Mar;32(1):19-24. 

Wang JG, Anderson RA, Graham GM, et al. The effect of cinnamon extract on insulin resistance parameters in polycystic ovary syndrome: a pilot study. Fertil Steril. 2007 Jul;88(1):240-3. Epub 2007 Feb 12. 

Warnke PH, Becker ST, Podschun R, et al. The battle against multi-resistant strains: Renaissance of antimicrobial essential oils as a promising force to fight hospital-acquired infections. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2009 Oct;37(7):392-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2009.03.017. Epub 2009 May 26. 

Zak V. 20,000 Secrets of Tea. New York, NY: Dell Publishing, 1999.  

SiteSell Hosting

What's Brewing at The Tea Talk

  1. Chamomile Tea Side Effects

    Before steeping a pot of this delicious brew, take some time to get to know more about potential chamomile tea side effects, precautions, and safe-use tips.

    Read More

  2. Chamomile Tea for Hair

    The benefits of chamomile tea for hair and scalp are wonderful reasons to explore this herbal tea’s topical uses.

    Read More

  3. Benefits of Chamomile Tea

    You’ll be amazed at the many benefits of chamomile tea for physical, mental, and emotional wellness, once you’ve begun enjoying this gentle, aromatic herbal tea.

    Read More

A Note to Readers


Please know that The Tea Talk uses affiliate links in some of our posts. This means that clicking on or purchasing through a link may help us earn a small commission, which helps make this site possible. Thank you so much for your support! For more information, please see our Terms & Conditions