The honey and cinnamon have been used to promote health for centuries, but its effectiveness depends largely a lifestyle, activity and energy consumption of whole foods.
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Honey and cinnamon, healing mixture in traditional Chinese medicine
In traditional Chinese medicine, cinnamon is considered to have heat or yang, and therefore it is used to cure ills derived from excess yin or cold. The honey, in this system, is seen as a neutral substance, balanced between the yin and yang.
Ancient healing practices of India, Ayurveda (from the Sanskrit Ayur means life and Veda means knowledge), classify 8 different varieties of honey each with its healing properties. Ayurvedic healers use cinnamon to help cure gum disease, erectile dysfunction, and many other conditions.
Benefits of honey and cinnamon
Attention: The cinnamon that should be used both for this preparation and for safe consumption is Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum or Cinnamomum verum) since Chinese cinnamon (cinnamomun cassia or cinnamomun aromaticum) used in industrial products contains a high concentration of coumarin, an aromatic substance that with long-term consumption can cause liver problems in sensitive people. The latter is the most used in America, while Ceylon cinnamon is used more in Europe and contains up to 1,250 times less coumarin than Chinese cinnamon and is within the tolerable and safe limits for this substance. And the honey must always be raw honey, if it is organic much better.
Below are listed some of the benefits of honey and cinnamon, different types of preparation and some diseases in which their use can be of great help according to data from the Canadian magazine Weekly World News from 1995:
Benefits of honey and cinnamon for heart disease
Make a honey and cinnamon paste, apply it every morning on bread instead of jam and eat it regularly as part of breakfast. This will lower the cholesterol in the arteries and prevent heart attacks in the patient. In addition, those who have already had a heart attack, if they follow this process, they will be protected from having a next heart attack. The benefits of the regular use of these substances help to have healthy breath and to strengthen the muscle and the rhythmic movement of the heart. In the United States and Canada, several nursing homes have improved patients whose veins have lost flexibility and have become clogged. Honey and cinnamon revitalize them.
Benefits of honey and cinnamon for arthritis
Arthritis patients can take a cup of hot water with two tablespoons of honey and a small tablespoon of cinnamon powder daily in the morning and evening. If taken regularly even chronic arthritis can decrease. Recent research by the University of Copenhagen showed that those doctors who treated their patients with a mixture of a tablespoon of honey and half a teaspoon of cinnamon before breakfast, confirmed that in one week, out of 200 patients, 73 no longer felt arthritic pain and After a month, almost all the patients who could not walk or move due to pain, were moving much better.
Benefits of honey and cinnamon for digestion
Cinnamon sprinkled in two tablespoons of honey taken before meals can reduce acidity and digest even the heaviest foods.
Colds and colds treated with honey and cinnamon
A scientist in Spain has found that honey contains a natural ingredient that kills influenza germs and protects patients from colds.
Tea made with honey and cinnamon, taken regularly, reduces the damage caused by advanced age in the tissues. Take four tablespoons of honey, one of ground cinnamon and three cups of boiling water to make a tea. Drink a quarter cup, three to four times a day. It keeps the skin fresh and reduces the damage caused by aging tissues and free radicals, lengthening the period of vitality.
Bladder infections are cured with honey and cinnamon
Take two teaspoons of cinnamon powder and one tablespoon of honey in a glass of warm water and drink it normally. It will destroy germs in the bladder.
Honey and cinnamon for cholesterol
Two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of ground cinnamon mixed with 16 ounces of tea given to a patient with high cholesterol levels reduced his blood levels by 10 percent in the first two hours of treatment. As mentioned above for arthritic patients, if taken three times a day, any chronic cholesterol disease can be lowered. According to the information in this magazine, pure honey taken as food on a daily basis helps lower cholesterol.
Those who suffer from severe colds can take a tablespoon of warm honey with 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon for three days. This process can relieve any cold and clears up sinusitis.
Honey taken with cinnamon also helps heal the stomach, clears up and even heals ulcers completely.
Studies done in India and Japan reveal that honey and cinnamon reduce gas in the digestive system.
Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacteria and viruses. Scientists have found several vitamins and iron in honey in large quantities. The constant use of honey fortifies the white blood cells and protects against diseases.
Three tablespoons of honey and one of cinnamon powder, making a paste, can be applied to pimples before sleeping, washing the next day with warm water. If it is done for two weeks, it would help to disappear pimples from the root.
Applying equal parts honey and cinnamon to the affected parts could relieve eczema and all kinds of skin infections.
In the morning, half an hour before breakfast and before going to sleep, drink a cup of water previously boiled with honey and cinnamon. Also, drinking the mixture regularly does not allow fats to accumulate in the body even if the person is on a high calorie diet.
Studies have shown that the sugar content in honey helps and does not weaken the amount of strength in the body. Seniors who take equal parts honey and cinnamon are more alert and flexible. Dr. Milton, who has done the research, says that a glass with a tablespoon of honey and sprinkled with cinnamon every day upon waking up and at three in the afternoon, when the vitality of the body begins to decrease, increases the vitality of the body in the space of just one week.
Halitosis (Bad Breath)
People in South America often gargle with a tablespoon of honey and cinnamon in hot water, keeping their breath fresh throughout the day.
Daily, equal parts honey with cinnamon helps repair damaged ear tissue. That he does not remember in his childhood having eaten toast with butter and cinnamon.