The combination of honey and cinnamon has been used as an efficient folk remedy for thousands of years. The Egyptians used it in treatment of wounds, the Greeks to prolong their lifespan, and the Indians to maintain a healthy body balance. All these people knew about the medicinal properties of both honey and cinnamon.
Cinnamon was considered as a great gift for the Monarchs cause of its usefulness in treating many diseases.
Here are some combinations of these powerful natural ingredients which can be used in the treatment of certain diseases, including chronic health conditions such as arthritis.
BOOSTS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
If you consume honey and cinnamon on a regular basis, it will strengthen your immune system and make you more resistant to different bacteria and viruses.
HELPS CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
Regular morning consumption of a little honey and cinnamon spread on a slice of bread instead of marmalade or jam will help you lower your blood cholesterol levels thus preventing the chance of cardiac arrest.
LOWERS CHOLESTEROL LEVELS
Add two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of cinnamon in a large cup. Regular consumption of this mixture will reduce cholesterol levels by 10 % within two hours.
In order to treat common colds, mix a tablespoon of honey and a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon. The consumption of the combination of honey and cinnamon will relieve cold, chronic cough and sinus congestion.
Chronic arthritis can be addressed with regular consumption of a mixture made of a cup of boiled water, to which you add two tablespoons of honey and a tablespoon of cinnamon. It’s recommended to drink this twice a day, in the morning and evening.
AGAINST INFECTIONS OF GALLBLADDER
If you have any infection of the gallbladder, you can consume the above-mentioned mixture, but this time change the amount of honey and cinnamon. In the cup of boiling water, put two teaspoons of cinnamon and a large spoonful of honey.