The healing properties of these two ingredients are known and appreciated through times and across cultures, and their combination effectively treats various health issues.
Moreover, the sweet and spicy flavors are delicious in combination, and also help you maintain overall well being.
Honey is a product of honeybees which produce it from plant nectar, and it is high in glucose, fructose, and carbohydrates. It has potent antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, so it soothes inflammation and solves various health problems.
Studies have shown that most of its medicinal abilities are due to the presence of the phenolic compounds. For best effects, use raw, unprocessed honey, instead of the liquid, gold pasteurized honey found in stores.
On the other hand, cinnamon is derived from the inner bark and leaves of some tree species distributed in India, Australia, Egypt, China, and Sri Lanka.
It has powerful antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties, which are attributed to cinnamaldehyde, a major molecular compound it contains.
Cinnamon can be of two types, Cassia cinnamon, native to China, and Ceylon cinnamon, native to Sri Lanka. Ceylon cinnamon is less accessible, but it is believed to have stronger medicinal properties and is considered more authentic.
The combination of these two natural miracles is a natural remedy with powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and anti-microbial effects. This is how to use it:
How to Make A Paste
stir in a teaspoon of cinnamon powder. stir until you get a homogeneous paste.
Apply it on the affected area, and massage slowly.
Your pain will disappear almost instantly. Also don’t forget to drink a cup of honey and cinnamon tea daily.
On the other hand, cinnamon has strong anti-microbial functions which relieve gastroenteritis (food poisoning) due to bacterial infections in the stomach and effectively destroys the stomach-ulcer-causing bacteria H.Pylori.
You should prepare the following mixture:
1 tablespoon raw honey
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup hot water
Add the cinnamon and honey to the water, stir well, and sip while it is still warm. Drink it once or twice every day until you treat all symptoms.
This combination has been widely used for centuries, due to its potent medicinal capacity.