Did you know that gardeners plant cinnamon basil close to their tomato plants in the garden to discourage bugs from damaging the tomato plants? It’s true that cinnamon basil, when planted near tomatoes, not only enhances the flavor of the tomato but also repels mosquitos and white flies. It also will enhance the growth of asparagus and roses while protecting these plants from some insects. What else can it do? Rub its leaves on your skin or grow it in containers on your patio to help repel…

Did you know that gardeners plant cinnamon basil close to their tomato plants in the garden to discourage bugs from damaging the tomato plants? It’s true that cinnamon basil, when planted near tomatoes, not only enhances the flavor of the tomato but also repels mosquitos and white flies. It also will enhance the growth of asparagus and roses while protecting these plants from some insects. What else can it do? Rub its leaves on your skin or grow it in containers on your patio to help repel…

Cinnamon Basil!  Bought this today along with my other herbs, Rosemary, mint, cilantro,...it really does taste like cinnamon !!  2013 herbs.

Cinnamon Basil! Bought this today along with my other herbs, Rosemary, mint, cilantro,...it really does taste like cinnamon !! 2013 herbs.

<p> Cinnamon Basil has reddish stems, purple flowers, and small- to medium-sized dark green leaves. The plants can grow as much as 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide. The leaves have a cinnamon-like taste and odor. Cinnamon Basil is good for uses other than cooking, too.</p>

<p> Cinnamon Basil has reddish stems, purple flowers, and small- to medium-sized dark green leaves. The plants can grow as much as 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide. The leaves have a cinnamon-like taste and odor. Cinnamon Basil is good for uses other than cooking, too.</p>

Easy-to-grow basil will thrive in a sunny window or garden spot. Try different varieties so you can experiment with adding lemony, peppery or even cinnamon-like flavor to dishes.

Easy-to-grow basil will thrive in a sunny window or garden spot. Try different varieties so you can experiment with adding lemony, peppery or even cinnamon-like flavor to dishes.

The Correct Way to Pick Basil Leaves (Holly, please remember to read this after planting basil in the garden next spring.)

The Correct Way to Pick Basil Leaves (Holly, please remember to read this after planting basil in the garden next spring.)

Mango, Cinnamon & Basil Smoothie - 1 whole mango or 1 cup frozen 2 cups (or more) almond milk or coconut milk 2 tablespoons old fashioned oats 1tbsp honey (if almond milk is unsweetened) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder fresh basil leaves (about 2 - 4 medium)

Mango, Cinnamon & Basil Smoothie - 1 whole mango or 1 cup frozen 2 cups (or more) almond milk or coconut milk 2 tablespoons old fashioned oats 1tbsp honey (if almond milk is unsweetened) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder fresh basil leaves (about 2 - 4 medium)

Fresh herbs make the best tea: chamomile, anise hyssop, cinnamon basil, and mint.

Fresh herbs make the best tea: chamomile, anise hyssop, cinnamon basil, and mint.

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