Honey has been one of the most important ingredients in home remedies and folk medicine for centuries. And now scientists seem to agree with its powerful properties in fighting several ailments and illnesses. Honey when mixed with cinnamon, another spice that has been used in homemade remedies, becomes even more efficient in fighting several viruses, infections and in regulating many body functions.

We bring to you the health benefits of a mixture of this combo:

Arthritis:

Mix two tablespoons of honey and one tablespoon of cinnamon with water and drink the mixture twice a day, morning and night. This will provide relief from chronic arthritis.

Heart Diseases:

It is well known that cinnamon aid in stabilizing blood pressure. A paste of cinnamon and honey can be used to substitute butter or marmalade and can be used as a spread for bread. This will improve artery efficiency and prevent any heart ailments.

Cholesterol:

Mix two tablespoons of honey and three tablespoons of cinnamon in tea. Cinnamon and honey have properties that will help reduce cholesterol levels, upto 10% reduction in just two hours.

Cold:

Half tablespoon of cinnamon is mixed with one tablespoon of honey and this is to be consumed three days in a row. This will grant relief from cold and sinusitis.

 Gall Bladder:

Bacteria in the gall bladder can be eliminated, thereby preventing infections, by drinking a mixture of two tablespoons of cinnamon and one tablespoon of honey in lukewarm water.

Stomach Ache:

Stomach disorders and ulcers can be cured by the regular consumption of honey and cinnamon. Honey is often used to treat digestive disorders.

Immune System:

Both cinnamon and honey have properties that can boost the immunity of a person. They can protect us from infections due to bacteria and viruses.

Flu:

The antiviral property of honey, according to Spanish scientists, is helpful in fighting against flu.

Weight Loss:

Honey and cinnamon both are known to boost metabolism, which helps in weight regulation. Consuming honey and cinnamon on an empty stomach helps weight loss.

Bad Breath:

Mix some honey and cinnamon in hot water and use this to rinse your mouth every day. It will eliminate bad breath.

Source: Natural Healing Magazine