Basil - Cinnamon

Cinnamon basil, also known as Mexican basil, is primarily used as a savory element to raw dishes, soups, hot drinks and infused oils. Add chopped fresh cinnamon basil to pumpkin pie filling as an alternative to ground, dried cinnamon. Steep cinnamon basil leaves in water and sugar, bring to a boil to infuse and use this simple syrup to flavor whipped creams or dessert.

Puree Cinnamon basil with garlic and olive oil for pesto and use to top fresh pasta. Blend Cinnamon basil leaves with heavy cream and beat until desired whipped cream consistency, then top brownies or pie.

The Cinnamite compound within Cinnamon basil helps with relief from common ailments like cough, headaches, diarrhea and constipation.

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