Sometimes, natural is better, and even the world’s most accomplished doctors today, believe that certain foods can cure a number of diseases and conditions in the healthiest way.
If we examine traditional Chinese medicine, then we discover the role that a simple cinnamon and honey combination has played for generations and generations in healing those with common to complicated ailments.
Both honey and cinnamon are of the purest ingredients found in nature. Honey has been fondly referred to as liquid gold and not just for being a natural sweetener. The beehive byproduct happens to contain both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Honey is packed full of incredible nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, amino acids, zinc, etc. Cinnamon, honey’s healthy ally, has quite the family tree as one of civilization’s oldest spices. Cinnamon is native to Sri Lanka, and it maintains a high content of cinnamaldehyde, a key anti-inflammatory molecular compound.
When combined together, the pair become a potent blend that does a body good. These two superfoods can act as nature’s little miracles in healing the body by controlling inflammation, battling free radicals and boosting the body’s immune system.
Acne. Make a honey/cinnamon paste, and apply it on your break-outs at bedtime. Wash it off the next morning.
Arthritis. To cure chronic arthritis, make a cocktail containing two tablespoons of honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a glass of warm water. Drink the mixture twice, once in the morning and the evening.
Boosting the Immune System. By drinking this honey/cinnamon cocktail regularly, you will be naturally boosting the immune system and preventing viruses and bacteria.
Cancer. Scientific studies show us that a simple combination of a tablespoon of cinnamon and a tablespoon of honey can treat stomach cancer. Consume this daily for three months.
Cholesterol. Add 2 tablespoons of honey and 3 teaspoons of cinnamon to a cup of tea, and drink the mixture. Within two hours, your cholesterol levels will drop by 10 percent.
Colds. To get rid of the common cold, nasal congestion or a chronic cough, take a tablespoon of honey with one quarter teaspoon cinnamon for three days.
Flu. The power of honey can effectively destroy viruses and prevent influenza. Mix together one teaspoon of honey with one quarter teaspoon of cinnamon. Take this twice daily, for three days.
Gall Bladder Infection. This little cocktail can kill off the microbes in the gall bladder. Add two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey to a glass of warm water, and drink it daily.
Hair Loss. If baldness or hair loss are issues, try this hair mask remedy. Mix a tablespoon of cinnamon, tablespoon of olive oil and tablespoon of honey. Apply this mixture to the scalp and leave it on for 15 minutes, and rinse.
Heart Disease. For a delicious way to protect your heart, make a paste of cinnamon and honey and spread it on a slice of bread every morning. This breakfast treat will lower cholesterol levels and prevent a heart attack.
Stomach Ache. Add two tablespoons of honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a glass of warm water. Drink this regularly; its soothing action calms down stomach ache and ulcer issues.
Weight Loss. To drop some lbs. quickly the healthy way, drink this on an empty stomach 30 minutes before breakfast.
Place some honey in a pot and heat it. Add cinnamon and wait until the consistency develops a thick, caramel-like mixture.