Friday, May 29, 2009

Health Benefits of Honey and Cinnamon

Sify, 5/27/2009

The miraculous mixture of honey and cinnamon has been known for ages. Different countries and cultures across the world have used this combination for different medicinal purposes. References to this combination has been found in alternative medicine like Ayurveda and Yunani…

Here are some known uses of this wonderful combination.

Daily consumption of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacterial and viral infections. Honey has various vitamins and a large amount of iron which strengthens the white blood corpuscles.

Curing arthritis
A paste of honey in luke warm water added with a teaspoon of cinnamon powder should be massaged on the aching part. The pain recedes within fifteen minutes in most cases.

Hair loss
For hair loss or baldness, people can apply a paste made out of hot olive oil, honey and some cinnamon powder. The application should be kept for about 15 minutes before washing off with luke warm water.

A paste made of cinnamon powder and honey when applied on the aching tooth gives quick relief from pain.

Controlling cholesterol
Honey and cinnamon powder mixed in tea helps reduce the level of cholesterol in blood. Eating pure honey is also known to check cholesterol…

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