Cinnamon tea is a North African remedy for sore throats and chesty coughs. It’s super simple to make, tasty, fragrant and it works! We love, love, love it in our home. If Aars gets the slightest scratchy throat he requests cinnamon tea. The lurgies are starting to do their autumnal rounds and this is a super simple home remedy to help fight some of them off.
There’s a load of evidence that cinnamaldehyde can effectively treat respiratory tract infections and inhibit the growth of some bacterias. So even if you are a sceptic what do you have to loose? Give this ancient Egyptian remedy a go at the first sign of a sore throat or cough, and let me know how you go!