Rosemary cinnamon

Rosemary is a good source of dietary fiber, good fat, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, folate, manganese, iron, calcium and magnesium. A simple tea can be made using rosemary and cinnamon for a refreshing start to your day. Here is the recipe to prepare rosemary cinnamon tea.

Cinnamon – Names in other languages

  • Scientific name – Cinnamomum verum
  • English – Cinnamon
  • Hindi – Dalchini
  • Sanskrit – Darusita/ Tvak
  • Malayalam – Karuvapatta
  • Bengali – Daroochini
  • Tamil – Lavangapattai
  • Kannada – Lavanga chakke
  • Telugu – Dalchina chekka

How to make Rosemary cinnamon tea – Recipe

  • 1 tsp Palm sugar
  • 2 sprigs Rosemary
  • 1 stick Cinnamon (Ceylon cinnamon has been used.)
  1. Use washed fresh rosemary, a stick of cinnamon and palm sugar crystals to make the tea. You can also use honey if palm sugar isn’t available.
  2. Chop rosemary leaves and place in a teapot infuser.
  3. Add half a teaspoon of palm sugar.
  4. Pour boiling hot water on the leaves.
  5. Close the lid. Allow the leaves and palm sugar to steep for 3 – 4 minutes.
  6. Open the lid and place small cinnamon pieces in the infuser.
  7. Now close the lid and allow to steep for close to 8 minutes.
  8. Strain and remove the infuser.
  9. Pour the tea into a cup.
  10. Enjoy the fragrant cinnamon rosemary tea.

You can drink this tea everyday. This tea acts as a detox and also improves blood circulation in the body.

Ramya Srinivasan, PDGBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. As a result of her passion in native medicine, she got her Diploma in Traditional Siddha Medicine from Bharat Sevak Samaj registered under the Indian Planning Commission. She is certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.