A mixture of honey and cinnamon can relieve a number of ailments, and as honey is produced in most of the countries of the world that means that a large percentage of the population can have access to this inexpensive medicinal product.
Modern Scientists accept that Honey is a very effective medicine that can be used without any side effects for all kinds of ailments.
A Canadian magazine, The Weekly World News, provided a list of ailments that can be aided by taking honey and cinnamon, in its issue dated 17 January,1995.
Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, spread on bread, instead of jelly and jam, and eat it regularly for breakfast.
The honey and cinnamon reduces the cholesterol in the arteries and may protect people from having a heart attack. And for anyone who has already had an attack, by following this practice, they may be less likely to have another attack in the near future.
Regular use of the honey and cinnamon paste on bread relieves loss of breath and strengthens the heart beat. With age the arteries and veins lose their flexibility and become clogged, honey and cinnamon revitalizes the arteries and veins. In America and Canada, some nursing homes treated patients successfully using this procedure.
To relieve arthritis take one cup of hot water with two spoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon powder daily, morning, and night.
If taken regularly even chronic arthritis can be cured.
Recent research conducted at the Copenhagen University on 200 patients who were given a mixture of one tablespoon honey mixed with a half teaspoon cinnamon powder before breakfast each day showed that within a week, 73 of those patients were totally relieved of pain. And within a month, almost all the patients who previously could not walk or move around because of their arthritis started walking without pain.
Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it. It destroys the germs in the bladder and relieves the symptoms.
Two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of cinnamon powder mixed in 16 ounces of tea water, given to a patient with high cholesterol , was found to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 10 percent within two hours.
As mentioned for arthritic patients, if taken three times a day, any chronic cholesterol is cured. According to information reported in The World Weekly News, pure honey taken with food daily relieves complaints of cholesterol.
Those suffering from common or severe colds should take one tablespoon lukewarm honey with 1/4 spoon cinnamon powder daily for three days. This will cure most chronic coughs, colds, and clear the sinuses. (Only-Cookware: This one I tried and it did work).
Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomach ache and also clears stomach ulcers from the root.
According to the studies done in India and Japan, it is revealed that if honey is taken with cinnamon powder the stomach is relieved of gas.
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. Constant use of Honey strengthens the white blood corpuscles to fight bacteria and viral Diseases.
Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.
A scientist in Spain has proved that honey contains a natural ‘ Ingredient’ which kills influenza germs and relieves patients from nasty flu symptoms.
Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly, arrests the ravages of old age.
Take four spoons of honey, one spoon of cinnamon powder and three cups of water and boil to make like tea. Drink 1/4 cup, three to four times a day.
It keeps the skin fresh and soft and arrests old age. Life spans also increases and even a 100 year old, starts performing the chores of a 20-year-old. (Only-cookware: Well I’m not too sure about the claim of a 100 year old doing the work of a 20 year old).
Make a paste using three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Apply this paste on the pimples before going to sleep at night and wash it off the next morning with warm water. If done daily for two weeks, it removes pimples from the root.
Mix up a potion of honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts and apply on the affected parts to cure eczema, ringworm and all types of skin infections.
On a daily basis, both in the morning, a half hour before breakfast on an empty stomach and at night before sleeping, drink honey and cinnamon powder boiled in one cup of water.
If taken regularly, it reduces the weight of even the most obese person. Also, drinking this mixture regularly does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body even though the person may eat a high calorie diet. (Only-Cookware: This is definitely on the list of things to try)
Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey helpful to the strength of the body. Senior citizens, who take honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts, are more alert and flexible.
Research undertaken by Dr. Milton, shows that a half tablespoon of honey taken in a glass of water and sprinkled with cinnamon powder taken daily, after brushing in the morning and again 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.
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.
Daily morning and night honey and cinnamon powder, taken in equal parts restore hearing.
Remember when we were kids? We had toast with real butter and cinnamon spread on it. Hmm delicious.
Well there you have it. As I said at the beginning, honey and cinnamon may not turn out to be a cure all but its healthy, tasty and most of all natural.
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