The traditional Chinese medicine has used the combination of honey and cinnamon for thousands of years, and this mixture has a long tradition of use as a homemade medicine.
Honey is one of the healthiest foods on the planet, while cinnamon is one of the oldest spices known to people.
Scientists today say that raw, organic honey doesn’t have any side effects, it is sweet, but when is consumed in the right dose is treated as a drug, and it does not harm even the diabetics.
When combined, the essential oils present in cinnamon and the enzymes found in raw honey produce hydrogen peroxide, which is one of the most powerful antimicrobial component of this combination that prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi.
Moreover, the effectiveness of this combination can explain the fact that cinnamon is 26% sulfur-based, and raw, organic honey is 33% sulfur-based. All of this makes the combination approximately 30% sulfur-based, and that is the main reason for its effectiveness.
Honey will crystallize if it stays in a cold and dark place for a very long period. This crystallization is not for turning into sugar, but its sulfur-based properties that allow it to crystallize.
This potent mixture offers numerous health benefits, and is extremely helpful in the following cases:
To treat a chronic cough, common cold, and nasal congestion, you should take a tablespoon of honey with 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon for three days.
Honey contains natural ingredients which effectively destroy viruses and prevents influenza.
This powerful remedy can help you lower your cholesterol levels in just a couple of hours. You need to mix 2 tablespoons of honey and 3 tablespoons of cinnamon in a big cup of tea and drink regularly this sweet mixture.
To cure chronic arthritis, drink the following mixture twice daily, in the morning and in the evening: add two tablespoons of honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a glass of warm water.
Boost the immune system
Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder boost the immune system and protects the body from bacterial and virus infections. Honey contains various vitamins and large amounts of iron. Constant use of honey increase the number of the white blood cells and can fight bacterial infections and viruses more effective.
Honey taken with cinnamon powder can cure stomach ache and also clear stomach ulcers from the root.
Mix cinnamon with some honey to prepare a paste and apply it on the acne at bedtime. You should wash it off the next morning.
All you need is 2 tablespoons of cinnamon and a tablespoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it every day. Repeat the process every morning to eliminate the bacteria in your gallbladder and cure the infection.
Cinnamon and honey have a potent antioxidant and anticancer activity. Recent studies revealed that stomach and bone cancer can be successfully cured even in an advanced stage. Patients who have cancer should take one tablespoon of cinnamon powder with one tablespoon of honey three times a day.
Regular use of cinnamon and honey strengthens the heart. Make a paste of cinnamon and honey and eat this mixture every morning. It will reduce the cholesterol and can save you from a heart attack. According to studies, arteries and veins lose their flexibility, the honey and cinnamon combination can revitalize the arteries and veins, and make them more flexible.
Manage blood sugar
While honey is a natural sugar that has less of an impact on blood sugar levels than refined sugar, it’s the combination of honey and cinnamon that really does the trick to keep blood sugar balanced. The honey provides energy for your cells while the cinnamon keeps blood sugar levels stable and balanced.
In the case of hair loss or baldness, mix a tablespoon of cinnamon, a tablespoon of olive oil, and a tablespoon of honey. Apply this mixture on the scalp and leave it to act for 15 minutes, and rinse.
Mix honey and cinnamon powder in a cup of warm water and drink it a half hour before breakfast on an empty stomach and at night before bedtime. Plus, drinking this mixture does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body.
How to take it
Honey and cinnamon can be made into a paste, or into a tea. Simply mix one teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon together to make a paste. To make a tea, add one teaspoon of cinnamon to a cup of boiled water, and stir well. Once cooled, add 1 or 2 teaspoons of honey, stir, and sip.