Honey is one miraculous healing agent that is used in a lot of ways to improve our everyday health.
Cinnamon, on the other hand, is one of the most delicious and healthiest spices on the planet. And when you combine honey and cinnamon, you get something out of this world!
The stunning efficiency of this combo made it one of the most popular remedies to be used in ancient China and India, particularly in the Ayurvedic medicine which is one of the oldest (over 3000 years old) whole-body healing systems.
This combination is known for its impressive antimicrobial properties and has long been used in traditional preserving and embalming procedures. Today, we are going to reveal some of the lesser known healing powers on honey and cinnamon and hope to get you ‘addicted’ to this healthy combination.
An enzyme in the honey, combined with the cinnamon’s essential oils, create hydrogen peroxide which is a mighty antimicrobial agent. The thing is, even the ancient Egyptians were aware of this, as researchers discovered residue of this combination in ancient Egyptian tombs. They used honey + cinnamon in order to prevent bacteria and fungi growth.
But now, let’s get back to the more important uses of this combination that you can benefit from today:
In order to strengthen your immunity and prevent viruses and bacteria growth, it is recommended to consume honey + cinnamon on a daily basis.
If you are struggling with high cholesterol, it is worth giving this combination a try. Mix 3 tablespoons of cinnamon and 2 teaspoons of honey in a cup ofwarm tea. It is expected your cholesterol levels to go down by 10% only a few hours after drinking this tea.
If you ever catch a cold, mix 1 tablespoon of honey with a ¼ tablespoon of cinnamon and consume this mixture daily for 2-3 days. It will significantly relieve your chronic cough and sinus congestion, providing substantial help in the fight against the common cold.
Besides coupling it with a drink, you can also mix honey and cinnamon to create a bread spread. Use this spread on a whole wheat bread and consume it for breakfast. By eating this daily, you are greatly reducing the cholesterol levels in the arteries and with this – prevent heart attacks.
Mix equal parts of honey and cinnamon and drink it with warm water. This drink actually represents a homemade energy drink that will help energize your body and restore its vitality.
The impressive antimicrobial properties of this combination make it a powerful mouthwash. It is commonly used in South America by lots of people who rinse their mouths with a mixture of warm water and a teaspoon of honey and cinnamon in the morning to refresh their oral cavity and preventthe occurrence of bad breath.
You can mix equal parts of cinnamon powder and honey to make a paste that you can apply on the acne. It is recommended to leave it overnight and wash it with warm water in the morning.
In order to avoid discomfort after the meals, prepare a mix of cinnamon powder and 2 tablespoons of honey, to consume before the meals. This combination is especially good if you are about to eat something your stomach doesn’t like.
You can use the same mix mentioned above to treat chronic arthritis. Create a mixture of 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a cup of warm water. Make this drink a daily morning routine and you will see its benefits just after a few days.
A mixture of equal parts of cinnamon and honey in a cup of warm water makes an amazing weight loss drink. For best results, consume this drink in the morning, half an hour before your breakfast.
When we mix 1 tablespoon of olive oil, one tablespoon of honeyand a teaspoon of cinnamon powder we get a powerful hair loss combatant. Apply this mixture directly to the scalp and wash your hair after 15 minutes. You will be amazed by the results this combination can achieve in such a short time.
If you are struggling with some gallbladder infections, mix cinnamon powder and honey in a 2:1 ratio. Consume 3 tablespoons of this mixture daily to eliminate microbes in the gallbladder.
Ancient Greeks used honey as a treatment for infertility in men. They regularly consumed around 2-3 tablespoons of honey each night before going to bed. This thousand-year-old belief has been scientifically proven. A similar tradition has been started around the same time in the Far East. Females used a combination of honey and cinnamon to rub their gums and it was believed that this was later absorbed into their bodies and cured infertility.
As a powerful antimicrobial agent, a toothpaste made from honey and cinnamon makes a great remedy for a toothache. Mix 5 teaspoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder to create the toothpaste. Use it up to three times a day to relieve the aching.
A mixture of honey and cinnamon can be directly applied on an infected skin area and be left to act for 30 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water.
In order to relieve the pain from insect bites and itchiness, apply a mixture of 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder and 2 tablespoons of water on the affected area. You will feel instant relief.
Don’t wait until you have a problem to start using this miraculous combo. Use it to prevent above mentioned health issues and treat various ailments. Create a mixture of 4 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of cinnamon and 3 cups of water. Heat the mixture until it boils. Drink a quarter cup, preferably 3-4 times a day. This will rejuvenate your skin and refresh your appearance.
Latest studies have confirmed that this combination provides a great help in the case of stomach cancer. Consume one tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder every morning and after 3 months you will get the first positive results.