Cinnamon and honey

The honey and cinnamon mixture had been used for centuries in both Ayurveda and Oriental medicine.

What is cinnamon?

Cinnamon is obtained from the cinnamon trees that are native to South East Asia. It has a very strong flavor due to an aromatic essential oil which represents 0.5% to 1% of its composition. This essential oil is made of cinnamic aldehyde, ethyl cinnamate, eugenol, beta-caryophyllene, linalool and methyl chavicol.

Benefits of cinnamon and honey

Both honey and cinnamon have unique healing properties. They have long been used as a hoe remedy for centuries in order to treat various illnesses and pains. Since they have antibacterial properties they are used not only in medicine but also in the embalming process and in the conservation of foods. The following lines contain honey and cinnamon home remedies that have been successfully used in curing different affections.


-in order to ease the pains caused by arthritis, you should apply a paste made of honey and cinnamon on the affected area and then massage gently


-in order to treat this skin problem you have to prepare a paste made of tree teaspoons of honey and tree teaspoons of cinnamon powder; this paste is applied on the affected skin area in the evening before going to bed; the following morning wash your face with plenty lukewarm water; if you apply this face mask daily, your skin with be completely acne free in two weeks


-if you are an asthma suffering person, then the perfect remedy for you is the honey and cinnamon mixture; thus, you have to chew 5-6 times a day for 20 minutes pieces of honeycomb which contain pollen grains as well; then stir thoroughly a teaspoon of honey with 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon and then swallow the mixture

Heart diseases

-every morning, for breakfast try to eat a slice of bread whit honey and cinnamon instead of a buttered toast; thus the level of your cholesterol is reduced and the risk of heart attack diminishes as well; this extremely simple remedy strengthens the heart muscles


- the honey and cinnamon mixture can be used to treat stomach and bone cancer; people suffering from this types of cancer should take daily for a period of three months a teaspoon of honey mixed with cinnamon


- if a person with a high cholesterol level takes every day a mixture of two teaspoons of honey and three teaspoons of cinnamon powder mixed with a bit of lukewarm water or green tea, then the cholesterol level will drop with 10% in only 2 hours; if the mixture is taken three times a day it considerably reduces the level of cholesterol on the long run


-the studies carried out in the domain, pointed out that cinnamon has the capacity to reduce the level of sugar in the human organism; therefore people suffering from diabetes should daily consume cinnamon but NOT mixed with honey

Teeth aches

-on the aching tooth apply a paste made of honey and cinnamon; the paste can be applied for three days until the ache stops


-both honey and cinnamon have the capacity to destroy germs thus helping the patient to get rid of influenza

Bladder infections

- in a glass of lukewarm water mix two teaspoons of cinnamon with a teaspoon of honey; the mixture can be taken even three times a day 11. Skin infections- in order to treat eczema and other types of skin infections, apply on the infected area a paste made of honey and cinnamon (1 or 2 teaspoons of honey and 1 or 2 teaspoons of cinnamon)


- before every meal you have to take one teaspoon of honey with a pinch of cinnamon powder; thus, the level of the stomach acid is reduced; moreover, this mixture can be used to treat stomach ulcer


- men who suffer from impotence should take 2 teaspoons of honey before going to bed; women with a weak uterus musculature should eat cinnamon in order to strengthen it; the treatment consists in mixing a bit of cinnamon powder with 1/2 teaspoon of honey, the resulting paste is applied on the gums throughout the day in order to mix with the saliva
Cinnamon on table

Strengthening the immune system

- the daily consumption of honey and cinnamon strengthens the immune system and prevents infections; honey contains important quantities of iron and vitamins; its constant consumption strengthens the white cells in the human body, thus enabling them to fight with various viral infections and bacteria


- in order to slow the ageing process it is necessary to daily drink cinnamon tea with honey; the tea has to be prepared as follows: 4 teaspoons of honey, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and tree mugs of water; all the ingredients are boiled as when preparing an usual tea; the tea is divided in 4 equal parts that have to be drunk throughout the day

Insect bites

- you have to apply on the affected area a paste made of teaspoon of cinnamon, a teaspoon of honey and lukewarm water; after applying the paste you massage gently the area; the pain will disappear in about two-three minutes


- senior people who consume honey and cinnamon are more flexible and have more energy than those who do not eat these two miraculous foods; in order to increase the vitality of your body you have to dissolve 1/2 teaspoon of honey and a pinch of cinnamon powder in a glass of lukewarm water; you have to drink the mixture in the morning on empty stomach after you have brushed your teeth and in the afternoon after 3 o'clock, when the body's vitality starts to decrease


- in order to lose weight, you have to boil 1 spoon of honey and 1/2 spoon of cinnamon in water; you have to drink this mixture every morning on empty stomach, half an hour before breakfast

Bad-smelling breath

- in order to have a fresh breath throughout the day you have to gargle every morning with a mixture of honey, cinnamon and lukewarm water


- those who are suffering of a simple cold not a severe one, should take a teaspoon of honey with 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon for three days; this treatment can treat most chronic coughs, colds and can clean the sinuses

Hair loss

- people suffering from hair loss or alopecia can do the following treatment: before having a bath, apply on the scalp a paste made of olive oil, a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon powder; keep the mixture on your head for approximately 15 minutes and then rinse properly

Hearing loss

- the daily consumption of honey and cinnamon, can considerably improve the hearing

Loosing weigh

- honey mixed with cinnamon can be successfully use in loosing weigh diets; the mixture of honey, cinnamon powder and lukewarm water form a tonic that taken two times a day has the capacity to reduce hunger, thus determining a weight loss; if this treatment is applied on a regular basis, it will hinder fat from pilling on various parts of your body

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