Uses of honey include healing of burns and diabetic foot ulcers and treating allergies and diabetes. Cinnamon treats yeast and bacterial infections, reduces inflammation and lowers cholesterol levels.
Some studies state that honey may reduce swelling, pus discharge and redness; sterilize infected wounds; and prevent low white blood cell count following chemotherapy. Cassia cinnamon, which is a type of cinnamon, can lower the levels of blood sugar in people with diabetes and treat yeast infections in people with HIV. Both honey and cinnamon can also help in weight loss. However, more research is needed on the healing uses of cinnamon and honey before making a conclusion on their effectiveness.