Cinnamon and honey help in treating different kinds of ailments such as arthritis, blood infections, colds, cancer, skin infections and heart diseases. They also aid in other health situations including high cholesterol, stomach upsets, indigestion, pimples, weight loss, hearing loss and weak immune systems.Continue Reading
Cinnamon is an aromatic spice made from the peeled, dried and rolled back of a south East Asian tree. Honey, on the other hand, is a sweet, sticky, yellowish-brown fluid made by bees and other insects.
A beverage can be made by combining these ingredients as follows: mix two tablespoons of honey and one tablespoon of cinnamon with a cup of water, boil and simmer until the mixture becomes smooth. This drink can be served cooled or warmed. For pimples and skin infection treatments, cinnamon and honey is applied and pasted on the affected areas.Learn more about Food Facts
Some research suggests that honey may aid the healing process in wounds and ulcers, according to WebMD. Honey may also work well to suppress coughing and soothe throat inflammation related to the common cold.Full Answer >
Arthritis Self-Management reports that honey and cinnamon have not been scientifically proven to treat arthritis. Additionally, the Arthritis Foundation does not list honey or cinnamon in its list of supplements and herbs known to treat arthritis.Full Answer >
One study shows that cinnamon may be effective in lowering the blood pressure of people with diabetes but other studies are inconclusive, while research shows honey is effective in wound care and possibly suppresses coughing, reports WebMD. There is no evidence to support any other health benefits.Full Answer >
Cinnamon consumption can cause allergic reactions in some individuals, and the anticoagulant properties of the cassia variety can be problematic, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. However, it is generally safe to consume up to 6 grams of cinnamon a day for up to six weeks.Full Answer >