December 2010 – Celebrating Cinnamon



Cinnamon is such a yummy herb! Most people think of him as a spice but he has an amazing amount of medicinal uses too from helping to control diabetes to warming extremities and more. Surprisingly, he has never come up for “Herb of the Year” by the International Herb Association! Instead, we’ll have to honor him as the December Herb of the Month here at Herbal Roots zine and tout the praises of his versatility and usefulness.

Cinnamon is used in cooking, for crafts, in beauty products and for medicine. This month’s issue will give you lots of great ideas for using cinnamon in a variety of ways while you learn the medicinal properties of him.

Cinnamon is the perfect winter time herb. His warming properties make him a great candidate for spicy hot drinks that will warm you from head to toe after a day of playing in the cold!


Celebrating Cinnamon – December 2010’s Table of Contents:

Note to Parents
*Updated as a 4 week calendar block* Calendar
Herb Spirits
*Expanded* All About…Cinnamon
*Expanded* Scramble, Search and More: Circle the Energetics, Name the Vitamins and Minerals, Unscramble the Words, Word Search, Column Scramble, Crack the Code
Herbal Botany
Herbal Lore: Some Like it Hot
Songs and Poems: The Herb is Cinnamon, Cinnamon Haiku, C-I-N-N-A-M-O-N
*Expanded* Herbal Recipes: Cinnamon Tea, Cinnamon Rose Elixir, Cinnamon Infused Oil, Cinnamon Extract, Cinnamon Cocoa, Cinnamon Spice Chai Blend, Garam Masala
Herbal Crafts and More:Herb Pressing/Drawing page, Cinnamon Coasters, Cinnamon Toothpicks, Cinnamon Dough
*Updated* Herbal Journal: Record your journey with Cinnamon
Crossword Puzzle
*Updated* Resource Page
Back Page

50 pages from Cover to Resource Page.


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