Before heading onto the benefits and remedies, let us first know how to make this cinnamon milk:

Cinnamon milk recipe – Things you need:

  • Half teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 cup warm almond, oat or coconut milk
  • Honey as per taste
  • Few drops vanilla extract


  • Combine all the ingredients and serve warm!


Great for diabetes

Cinnamon milk helps the body respond to insulin more effectively, which encourages healthy blood sugar levels.

Powerful antioxidant

Cinnamon is a very powerful antioxidant and when compared to six other antioxidant spices (anise, ginger, liquorice, mint, nutmeg and vanilla), cinnamon prevents oxidation more effectively than all the other spices (except mint)

Warming tonic during winters

Cinnamon milk is a great warming tonic. Drinking cinnamon milk helps to warm our interior and increase circulation throughout our bodies.

Bone health

Cinnamon milk is great in increasing the bone density, thus preventing arthritis.

Digestive problems

Cinnamon milk can help ease digestive issues like indigestion and cramping. It will also help firm loose bowels, so it is a very effective diarrhoea remedy for children.

cold and flu

Cinnamon milk can help to prevent and cure colds and flus. It’s also great for chronically cold hands and feet.

Oral health

Drinking cinnamon milk regularly will help reduce cavities, strengthen gums and also decrease insect bites.


Sore throat

Cinnamon is a spice that is great for treating sore throat, this milk also will help you get uninterrupted sleep when you are suffering from sore throat. Drink 1 cup cinnamon milk before bedtime for relief.


Lack of good night’s sleep increases heart problems, causes accidents and affects our performance greatly. Try making a ritual of drinking cinnamon milk before going to bed and after waking up, if you are suffering from insomnia.

Glowy skin

Cold cinnamon milk can be used to brighten up your facial skin! before bedtime, apply cold cinnamon milk (minus the vanilla extract) on face with a cotton ball and wash it off in the morning. It will make your skin glowy and reduce pimples too!

Hair conditioner

Cinnamon milk makes an excellent hair conditioner, but you are supposed to apply it before shampooing. Fill the milk in a spray bottle or pump and apply it all over your hair. Let it sit for 2-3 hours and shampoo as usual. You will find your hair shiny, healthy and a bit sleek.