how to make canela tea

how to make canela tea

How to Make Canela Tea

Canela tea is a type of herbal tea made with cinnamon bark, often referred to as “Mexican Cinnamon.” It is warm, sweet, and bold with a slight lemony flavor. It is caffeine-free and full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. Canela tea also has a calming and soothing effect, making it a great way to start or end your day. Here’s how to make canela tea:


  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cinnamon stick (or ¼ teaspoon of ground cinnamon)
  • Honey (optional)


  1. Bring two cups of water to a boil in a medium-size pot.
  2. Add the cinnamon stick and reduce the heat to low.
  3. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Strain the tea into a cup.
  5. Add honey to taste (optional).
  6. Enjoy your canela tea!

Canela tea is a wonderfully warming and gentle beverage. If you have difficulty sleeping, try drinking canela tea before bed and it might just become your new night time ritual. Enjoy!


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