Cinnamon leaves have a wonderful flavor and is often used to make baked and sweet dishes. They are a popular flavoring agent of biriyani. Cinnamon leaves are used to make herbal teas that are helpful with weight loss. It has gastric benefits as well, mainly because of its eugenol content. It works well for helping alleviate nausea, upset stomach, and diarrhea. It also works as an antibacterial agent that can promote good digestion.
Cinnamon leaf has antiseptic, analgesic, antispasmodic, antibiotic, astringent, carminative, aphrodisiac, cardiac and other benefits. It can be used to treat general pain, respiratory tract infections, rheumatism and arthritis.
Drink at least 2 to 3 cups of cinnamon tea to help with obesity. Cinnamon leaf tea can also ease flu and cold symptoms and relieve upset stomach without causing any side effects. You can combine cinnamon leaf with green tea to boost health benefits.
The shelf life is 12 months when stored in cold and dry place.