Scientists claim that honey is very efficient in the treatment of numerous diseases and when it is combined with cinnamon, it becomes a deadly weapon for viruses, high levels of cholesterol and sugar in your blood and other enemies to our health. It may sound impossible, but a mixture from honey and cinnamon cures almost every disease.
Moreover, these relatively cheap ingredients can be bought in almost every store.
This mighty combination has been supported and used by alternative medics around the world. Honey and cinnamon are actually strong anti-microbials with a huge power to inhibit bacterial and fungal growth.
It is actually the essential oils in cinnamon and the enzymes that produce hydrogen peroxide (in honey) that give this powerful combination its great abilities. Honey and cinnamon are not only used to flavor tea, smoothies or medication.
In the past, these were the means people used to embalm and preserve. All hail to their antimicrobial properties!
Now that we have brought you closer to the real power of cinnamon and honey, it is time to give you a thorough introduction to their exact benefits.
Some of them may come as a surprise to you.
Some of them may come as a surprise to you.
There is a healthier alternative to your favorite jam or marmalade. Just combine honey and cinnamon powder into a smooth paste, and have it in the morning. It is a healthy breakfast that decreases cholesterol levels, and thus prevents sudden heart attack.
Relieve arthritis symptoms using honey and cinnamon powder. Stir 2 tablespoons of raw and organic honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon powder into a glass of warm water. Make sure your water is well heated through, but still cool enough for you to drink it.
Have the spicy drink twice a day, preferably in the morning and before you go to bed. This is a healthy habit that will relieve even chronic arthritis.
- Gallbladder infection
Prepare your glass of warm water again, but this time add 2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder and a teaspoon of honey. Have your infection-healing drink every day to kill off any microbes in your gallbladder.
You can have this one with your favorite tea. Add 3 teaspoons of cinnamon powder and 2 tablespoons of honey to a cup of tea of your choice. Enjoy your tea prepared this way every day to decrease cholesterol. Moreover, your cholesterol will start dropping down by 10% in the first 2 hours.
Say ‘goodbye’ to your frequent colds. All you have to do is combine a tablespoon of honey and a quarter tablespoon of cinnamon and take your remedy for 3 days. It will relieve sinus congestion, stubborn colds, and even chronic cough.
- Stomach ache
Eat honey and cinnamon in whatever way you prefer to relieve stomach ache.
Regular consumption of honey and cinnamon will enhance your immunity and protect against nasty bacteria and viruses.
According to a group of Spanish doctors, honey contains natural components that destroy viruses and protect against flu.
Ancient Greek men took 2 tablespoons of raw honey before they go to bed to cure infertility. In Asian cultures women combined a pinch of cinnamon powder and a teaspoon of honey, and rubbed it into their gums several times a day. It was believed that when applied in this way, honey and cinnamon can absorb in their body and cure their infertility.
- Weight loss
Use these two to lose those extra pounds in a healthy way. Heat up a cup of water with some honey and cinnamon powder added. Have your weight loss drink half an hour before your regular breakfast. Drink it regularly and just wait for the results. You will be more than amazed!
- Bad breath
People in South America make their own mouthwash using warm water, a teaspoon of honey and cinnamon. This morning ritual keeps their breath fresh throughout the day.
Combine honey and cinnamon powder into a thick paste. Apply some of your acne-healing remedy onto the affected area before you go to bed, and leave it overnight. Rinse well in the morning.
- Insect bites
Heat through a tablespoon of honey and 2 tablespoons of water. Your water should be slightly warm. Stir in a teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Rub the resulting mixture onto the sting, and both pain and itchiness shall disappear within 2 minutes.
- Hair loss
Honey and cinnamon make the best home product for hair loss. Combine a teaspoon of cinnamon powder, a tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of olive oil. Gently rub this mixture onto your scalp, and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash your hair as usual. If you do not have that much time, leaving it on for 5 minutes will also give you great results.
Make a pain-relieving paste using a teaspoon of cinnamon powder and 5 teaspoons of honey. Apply your home remedy onto the aching tooth several times a day.
Eat cinnamon powder and 2 tablespoons of honey before your meals. This eases digestion, especially if you are having a heavy meal.
Make some warm and delicious tea using 4 tablespoons of honey, a tablespoon of cinnamon and about 2 cups of water. Heat it slightly, but be careful, high heat destroys good enzymes in honey. Drink a quarter cup of your remedy, preferably 3-4 times a day. It will give you a younger appearance and healthy wrinkle-free skin.
- Skin infections
Apply honey and cinnamon onto the affected area and leave it on for half an hour. Rinse off with warm water.
Latest studies have found that honey and cinnamon show great results in the treatment of stomach cancer. Patients diagnosed with this type of cancer should take a tablespoon of cinnamon and honey each. For optimal results, the remedy should be taken every day for 3 months.
Add half a tablespoon of honey and half a teaspoon of cinnamon to a cup of water. Drink your energy-boosting elixir whenever you feel down and tired. ‘Vitality’ will be your second name.