When I was young & had trouble sleeping, my mom would give me a concoction of hot milk, a cinnamon stick, and sugar.
I never understood why it worked but it never failed! Between the warmth and pleasant taste, I knocked out immediately.
As an adult, I have learned that it was due to linalool in the cinnamon!
Today’s Snippet is about linalool, a terpene found in many plants that have sedative properties, among other amazing health benefits.
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