It is said that a mixture of honey and cinnamon cures most diseases.
Weekly World News, a magazine in Canada, has given the following list of diseases that can be helped by honey and cinnamon as researched by doctors and scientists.
Both of these natural products have long been part of folk medicine and recent research indicates that taken singly or together, they can relieve many of humanities distresses, ills and aches.
HEART DISEASES: Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, apply on bread instead of jelly and jam and eat it
regularly for breakfast.
It can reduce cholesterol in the arteries and save some patients from heart attacks. Also, for those who have already had an attack, if they do this process daily...
...they are vastly improving their chances that they will not have another occurrence.
Regular use of the above process relieves loss of breath and strengthens the heartbeat. In America and Canada, various nursing homes have treated patients successfully and have found that as people age the arteries and veins lose their flexibility and get clogged; honey and
cinnamon can revitalize the arteries and veins.
ARTHRITIS: Arthritis patients may take daily, morning and night, 1 cup of hot water with 2 spoons of honey and 1 small teaspoon of cinnamon powder. If taken regularly even chronic arthritis can be relieved substantially.
In recent research conducted at Copenhagen University, it was found that when the doctors treated their patients with a mixture of 1 tablespoon honey and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder before breakfast, they found that within a week out of the 200 people so treated, 73 patients were totally relieved of pain and within a month, most all the patients, who could not walk or move around because of arthritis, started walking without pain.
BLADDER INFECTIONS: Take 2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder and 1 teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it. It can destroy the germs in the bladder.
TOOTHACHE: Make a paste of 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder and 5 teaspoons of honey and apply on the aching tooth. This should be applied 3 times a day till the tooth stops aching.
CHOLESTEROL: 2 tablespoons of honey and 3 teaspoons of cinnamon powder mixed in 16 ounces of tea water, given to a cholesterol patient, was found to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 10% within 2 hours. As mentioned for arthritic patients, if taken 3 times a day, any chronic cholesterol is relieved. Pure honey taken with food daily relieves complaints of high cholesterol.
COLDS: Those suffering from common or severe colds should take 1 tablespoon lukewarm honey with 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon powder daily for 3 days. This regimen will clear the sinuses and cure many chronic colds and coughs.
UPSET STOMACH: Honey taken with cinnamon powder can cure stomach ache and also can clear stomach ulcers from the root.
GAS: According to studies done in India and Japan, it is revealed that if honey is taken with cinnamon powder the stomach can be relieved of gas.
IMMUNE SYSTEM: 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. Consistent use of honey strengthens the white blood corpuscles to fight bacteria and viral diseases.
INDIGESTION: Cinnamon powder sprinkled on 2 tablespoons of honey taken before food, relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.
LONGEVITY: Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly slows down the ravages of old age. Take 4 spoons of honey, 1 spoon of cinnamon powder and 3 cups of water and boil with tea of your choice. Drink 1/4 cup, 3 to 4 times a day. It keeps the skin fresh and soft and slows the progress of old age. Life spans also increases and even a 100 year old gains new energy and stamina.
PIMPLES: With 3 tablespoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon make a powder paste. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next morning with warm water. If done daily for 2 weeks, it can remove pimples from the root. Skin infections : Applying honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts on the affected parts. It can cure eczema, ringworm and all types of skin infections.
WEIGHT LOSS: Daily in the morning 1 hour before breakfast on an empty stomach and at night before sleeping, drink honey and cinnamon powder boiled in one-cup water. If taken regularly it can reduce the weight of even the most obese person. Also, drinking of this mixture regularly does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body even though the person may eat a high calorie diet.
CANCER: Recent research in Japan and Australia has revealed that advanced cancers of the stomach and bones have been cured successfully. Patients suffering from these kinds of cancer should daily take 1 tablespoon of honey with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder for 1 month 3 times a day.
FATIGUE: Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey is helpful rather than being detrimental to the strength of the body. Senior citizens, who take honey and cinnamon power in equal parts, are more alert and flexible.
It is proposed that 1/2 tablespoon
honey taken in a glass of water and sprinkled with cinnamon powder,
taken daily after brushing and in the afternoon at about 3.00 p.m. when the
vitality of the body starts to decrease, increases the vitality of the
body within a week.
There are many other claims made for the efficacy of honey and cinnamon but these are a few of the major illnesses claimed to be helped by this magic combo. If you don't mind rubbing this sticky combination into your scalp, it is reputed to help thinning hair.
Please keep in mind that bees make honey from many different flower pollens and some people are allergic to these pollens but, usually the honey helps rather than hurts these allergies. Nevertheless, it is always prudent to experiment with small amounts at the beginning. Good luck.