Health Benefits of Honey & Cinnamon
Uses of Pure Honey & Cinnamon
Honey and cinnamon, when mixed together works like a medicine. Cinnamon possess essential oils, when when mixed with honey, produces hydrogen peroxide which has the ability to stop the growth of bacteria and fungus. Honey is also known to enhance the immune system, reduce inflammation, and stimulate cell growth. Here are some ways that honey and cinnamon can be used for certain conditions. Please feel free to share how you have used honey and cinnamon to help improve your health.
Can you tell the difference between raw honey and pasteurized honey? You can only tell the difference with time. Raw honey may crystallize with time. It does not affect it’s quality as it needs a bit of heat to turn it back to liquid. Pasteurized honey is done for retail purposes to prevent the natural crystallization process.
Heart Disease – Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder; apply to bread instead of jelly or jam. It reduces cholesterol in the arteries and save the patient from heart attack. Regular use of the above process relieves loss of breath and strengthens the heart beat.
Arthritis – People with arthritis may take daily, morning and night, one cup of hot water with two spoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon powder…
Bladder Infections – Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it. This helps destroys the germs in the bladder.
Toothache – Make a paste of one teaspoon of cinnamon powder and five teaspoons of honey and apply on the aching tooth. This may be applied 3 times a day until the tooth stops aching.
Cholesterol – Two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of cinnamon powder mixed in 16 ounces of tea water, given to a cholesterol patient, was found to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 10% within 2 hours.
Colds/Sore Throat – Those suffering from common or severe colds should take 1 TBSP of honey, 2 large slices of lemon, 1 tsp of cinnamon and hot water for a soothing tea for a sore throat or cough. Drink 2-3 cups a day. This process will help most chronic coughs, colds and clear the sinuses.
Upset Stomach – Honey taken with cinnamon powder helps stomachache and also clears stomach ulcers from the root.
Gas – A study in India and Japan revealed that if honey is taken with cinnamon powder, the stomach is relieved of gas.
Immune System – Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacteria and viral attacks. Scientists have found that honey has various vitamins and iron in large amounts.
Indigestion – Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey take before food, relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.
Insect Bites – Add a little honey and cinnamon to lukewarm water. Make it a paste and apply it on the affected area. Massage it on hte itching part and you will soon see the pain receding slowly.
Influenza – A scientist in Spain has proved that honey contains a natural ingredient which kills the influenza germs and saves the patient from flu.
Longevity – Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly, arrests the ravages of old age. Take 4 spoons of honey, 1 spoon of cinnamon powder and 3 cups of water and boil to make like tea. Drink ¼ cup, 3 to 4 times a day. It keeps the skin fresh and soft.
Pimples – Three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder paste. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next morning with warm water. If done daily for two weeks, it removes pimples from the root.
Skin Infections – Applying honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts on the affected parts cures eczema, ringworm and all types of skin infections.
Weight Loss – Boil water and add 1 tsp of cinnamon to it. Stir it and pour it into a cup or glass. Add 1 tsp of honey to it. Drink daily in the morning ½ hour before breakfast on an empty stomach and at night before sleeping. If taken regularly it reduces the weight of even the most obese person. Also, drinking of this mixture regularly does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body even though the person may eat a high calorie diet.
Cancer – Recent research in Japan and Australia has revealed that advanced cancer of the stomach and bones have been cured successfully. Patients suffering from these kinds of cancer should daily take one tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of cinnamon powder for month 3 times a day.
Fatigue – Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey is more helpful rather than being detrimental to the strength of the body.
Vitality – Take a half tablespoon honey taken in a glass of water and sprinkled with cinnamon powder, taken daily after brushing and in the afternoon at about 3:00 p.m. when the vitality of the body starts to decrease, increases the vitality of the body within a week.
Bad Breath – People of South America, first thing in the morning gargle with one teaspoon of honey and cinnamon powder mixed in hot water, so their breath stays fresh throughout the day.