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Health Benefits of Honey and Cinnamon

Prerna Salla
There are innumerable health problems that can be dealt with, by the combination of cinnamon and honey. This Story talks about the various health benefits that this natural combination can offer to the body.

Colds & Sinuses

The common cold is the most, well, commonly effected disease that affects one and all. Since the use of the aspirin, people across different cultures are trying to find out natural methods of battling this far and wide. An easy yet slow process to get you rid of your cold completely would be a mixture of cinnamon and honey. You could take one tablespoon lukewarm honey with ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder daily for 3 days. This process will cure most chronic cough, cold, and clear the sinuses as well.


Strangely enough, like the bark of the tree that bears fruit displaying its green, infertility can also be cured by this very combination. Yunani and Ayurvedic practitioners have been using honey for years. It is believed through these doctrines that this medicine seeks to strengthen the male semen. If impotent men regularly take two tablespoons of honey before sleeping, their problem will be solved.
In China, Japan, and Far-East countries, women who do not conceive and to strengthen the uterus have been taking cinnamon powder for centuries. Women who cannot conceive would take a pinch of cinnamon powder in half teaspoon of honey and apply it on the gums frequently throughout the day, so that it slowly mixes with the saliva and enters the body.

Upset Stomach

Severe stomach upsets can be rather annoying. Honey taken regularly with cinnamon powder cures stomach ache and also clears stomach ulcers from the root.


Flatulence can be quite a bother, especially if you have absolutely no control over it. According to the studies done in Asia, it is revealed that if honey is taken with cinnamon powder, the stomach is relieved of gas.

Diseases of the Heart

The same honey and cinnamon paste can be applied on your regular piece of bread instead of jelly and jam and consumed regularly for breakfast. The cinnamon reduces the cholesterol in the arteries and saves the patient from a heart attack. In case those who have already experienced an attack.
If they do this process daily, they may be kept miles away from the next attack. Regular use of the above process relieves loss of breath and strengthens the heartbeat. In the West there are various nursing homes that have successfully treated patients and have found that with advancement in one's age, the arteries and veins that lose their flexibility and get clogged, are revitalized, thanks to this concoction.

Immune System

The daily use of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacteria and viral attacks. Scientists have found that honey has various vitamins and iron in large amounts. The constant use strengthens the white blood corpuscles in fighting bacteria and viral diseases.


Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food, relieves acidity and has the capability of digesting the heaviest of meals.


Pimples are perhaps the worst form of hormonal imbalances causing more than one reason for worry. For an immediate cure for this, a good tonic would be to mix three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder paste. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it the next morning with warm water. If done daily for two weeks, it removes pimples from the root.
And finally, something we all seek for.. Longevity.


Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly arrests the ravages of old age. Take 4 spoons of honey, 1spoon of cinnamon powder and 3 cups of water and boil to make a tea like concoction. Drink ¼ cup, 3 to 4 times a day. It keeps the skin fresh and soft and arrests old age. Life span also increases and even if a person is 100 years old, starts performing the chores of a 20 year old. A sure hot method of battling most illnesses!
Disclaimer: This Story is for informative purposes only and does not in any way attempt to replace the advice offered by an expert on the subject.