While we already know the health benefits of milk, here’s a little trick – adding some cinnamon to it can make it umpteen times more healthy and not to mention, tasty as well. Spice up your glass of milk every day whether you choose to have it before you go to work or enjoy a cool cinnamon milk cuppa before heading to bed. Here’s why you should…

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How to make it…

Boil some milk and pour it in a tall glass or a cup, add a cinnamon stick or half a tablespoon of cinnamon powder.
Cover and let it steep for 10 minutes.
Add honey (optional).

Why it’s good for you…

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Relieves insomnia

Our hectic lifestyle and especially cell phone screens before bedtime can cause insomnia. Cinnamon is known to ease your mood by fighting stress and helping you rest better.

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Treats cough and cold

If you are one of those who catch a cough and a cold way too often then you should have this potion every day. Cinnamon enhances the way in which antioxidants can help the body protect itself, thus strengthening your immunity.

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PMS

Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties which make it a long known go-to when it comes to dealing with PMS and period cramps.

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Aids digestion

Whether you are suffering from constipation just want to ensure you have a clean digestive system, cinnamon milk can help. In addition, it also helps empty the stomach slower thus regulating blood sugar levels (great for diabetes patients.)

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Good mouth health

Cinnamon is also great for oral care. Its strong anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties kill harmful bacteria that can attack gyms and cause inflammation making it one of the easiest home remedies when it comes to staying away from the dentist.