Research shows that mixing cinnamon and honey has a multitude of health benefits. Unfortunately, not many people are aware of the effectiveness of this sulfur-based remedy. The sweet combination is even safe for diabetic patients when used in the right dosage. No wonder Winnie the Pooh couldn’t keep his paws off the stuff!
Heart Attack: Spread a honey and cinnamon paste on toast every morning to reduce cholesterol and relieve loss of breath. The mixture actually strengthens the heartbeat and helps prevent a heart attack in healthy patients, as well as those who have already suffered from a heart attack.
Arthritis: Start and end each day with a cup of hot water with two tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon to relieve joint pain and even help cure chronic arthritis.
Bladder Infection: Drink a glass of lukewarm water with two tablespoons of cinnamon and one teaspoon of honey to eliminate germs in the bladder.
Cold: Take a tablespoon of honey with ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon daily for three days to clear sinuses and treat chronic coughing.
Indigestion: A dash of cinnamon with two tablespoons of honey taken before meals improves digestion and soothes stomach aches, relieving the stomach of acidity and preventing gas.
Weight Loss: Boil honey and cinnamon in one cup of water, and drink half an hour before breakfast and before going to sleep to increase weight loss.
Toothache: Apply a paste of one teaspoon of cinnamon and five teaspoons of honey to the affected area three times daily to soothe teeth and gums.
Skin: Using equal parts of honey and cinnamon, apply the mixture directly to skin to help treat eczema and other infections. Drinking tea with honey and cinnamon keeps skin fresh and soft.