The mixture of cinnamon and honey has been used for centuries in ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine! Cinnamon is one of the oldest spices used in India that is known for its medicinal and beauty benefits. And honey is still called as “Yogavahi” in the ayurvedic scriptures, which means “the carrier of the healing values to the nerves and tissues”. When honey is diluted or combined with any other beneficial spice or herb, it enhances the medicinal qualities of that particular combination by extending the reach deeper into the tissues and nerves in the body.
We all are familiar with the beauty benefits of honey such as in hair packs and face packs but it also has lot of medicinal benefits and even helps in weight loss. The essential oils present in the cinnamon along with the various enzymes present in honey, produces hydrogen peroxide making the combination an excellent anti-microbial that prevents the growth of fungus and bacteria.
The honey and cinnamon mixture is a natural cure to various diseases and has lots of beauty benefits too. Read below to find out more about the benefits of cinnamon and honey.
People suffering from excessive joint pains in their knee joint or elbow joint should include the cinnamon powder and honey mixture in their diet daily. Chronic arthritis can also be cured, if they consume this mixture daily. In one cup of hot water, add 1 teaspoon of honey and half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder and drink it immediately. It should be consumed twice a day, in the morning and evening on an empty stomach.
2. Bladder infection:
If you are suffering from bladder worms or any digestive problems, then this mixture is perfect for you! Mix a teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and add a pinch of cinnamon powder. Drink it daily in the morning on an empty stomach. It helps to de-worm your stomach quite effectively.
Studies have revealed that consumption of the cinnamon and honey mixture reduces the cholesterol level in the body by more than 20%. In one cup of tea, add a teaspoon of honey and a pinch of cinnamon powder. Drink twice a day to reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the body. Chronic cholesterol can also be cured with the regular consumption of this mixture.
4. Common cold:
This is the most common home remedy for common cold, passed on by generations. In a cup of lukewarm water, add a teaspoon of honey. Then add a pinch of cinnamon powder and black pepper powder. Mix well and drink it thrice a day, when you catch cold. This remedy is also spoken off in ayurveda and is quite effective in curing chronic cold and clearing sinuses.
5. Stomach upset:
Honey dissolved in lukewarm water along with cinnamon powder, solves the problem of indigestion. It reduces stomach ache and eradicates stomach ulcers from the very roots. Cinnamon is widely popular in curing diarrhoea and reduces bloating of the stomach. It also reduces the acidity and helps in proper digestion of food.
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