Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Super Antioxidant Duo - Cinnamon & Honey

The antioxidant properties of honey and cinnamon are well-known, but when combined, they're even more potent and provide remedies for numerous symptoms. Interesting facts about this dynamic-duo, aka phtyo-apitherapy.


Honey and Cinnamon - Mother Nature's Powerful Healing Combination 
by Beatrice Dexter; published Jan 17 1995; Weekly World News


Honey is well known around the world as one of Mother Nature's miracle weapons in the war against disease and aging. Now, new research reveals it can be twice as effective -- it it's combined with ordinary cinnamon!


A Weekly World News in-depth survey of medical researchers, herbalists and health and nutrition journals has come up with dozens of useful honey and cinnamon facts, plus some fascinating prescriptions for good health.
Here they are:

ARTHRITIS: Arthritis patients may take daily, morning and night, one cup of hot water with two spoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon powder. If taken regularly even chronic arthritis can be cured.

In a recent research conducted at the Copenhagen University, it was found that when the doctors treated their patients with a mixture of one tablespoon Honey and half teaspoon Cinnamon powder before breakfast, they found that within a week out of the 200 people so treated practically 73 patients were totally relieved of pain and within a month, mostly all the patients who could not walk or move around because of arthritis started walking without pain.

HAIR LOSS: Those suffering from hair loss or baldness, may apply a paste of hot olive oil, one tablespoon of honey, one teaspoon of cinnamon powder before bath and keep it for approx. 15 min. and then wash the hair. It was found to be effective even if kept on for 5 minutes.

ATHLETE’S FOOT: Mix one tablespoon of honey with two teaspoons of cinnamon. Massage the mixture into the affected foot area nightly for half an hour, then wash with soap and water. Your problem should be cleared up within a week.

INSECT BITES: Take one part honey to two parts of lukewarm water and add a small teaspoon of cinnamon powder, make a paste and massage it on the itching part of the body slowly. It is noticed that the pain recedes within a minute or two.

BLADDER INFECTIONS: Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it. It destroys the germs in the bladder.

TOOTHACHE: Make a paste of one teaspoon of cinnamon powder and five teaspoons of honey and apply on the aching tooth. This may be applied 3 times a day till the tooth stops aching.

CHOLESTEROL: Two tablespoons of honey and three 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 cured. As per information received in the said journal, pure honey taken with food daily relieves complaints of cholesterol.

COLDS: Those suffering from common or severe colds should take one tablespoon lukewarm honey with 1/4 spoon cinnamon powder daily for 3 days. This process will cure most chronic cough, cold and clear the sinuses.

INFERTILITY: Yunani and Ayurvedic Medicine have been using honey for thousands of years to strengthen the semen of men. If impotent men regularly take two tablespoon of honey before going to sleep, their problem will be solved.

In China, Japan and Far-East countries, women, who do not conceive and need to strengthen the uterus, have been taking cinnamon powder for centuries. Women who cannot conceive may take a pinch of cinnamon powder in half teaspoon of honey and apply it on the gums frequently throughout the day, so that it slowly mixes with the saliva and enters the body.

A couple in Maryland, USA, had no children for 14 years and had lost hope of having a child of their own. When told about this process, husband and wife started taking honey and cinnamon as stated above; the wife conceived after a few months and had twins at full term.

UPSET STOMACH: Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomachache and also clears stomach ulcers from the root.

GAS: According to the studies done in India & Japan, it is revealed that if honey is taken with cinnamon powder the stomach is relieved of gas.

HEART DISEASE: Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, apply on bread, chappati, or other bread, instead of jelly and jam and eat it regularly for breakfast. It reduces the cholesterol in the arteries and saves the patient from heart attack. Also those who already had an attack, if they do this process daily, they are kept miles away from the next attack.

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 age the arteries and veins lose their flexibility and get clogged; honey and cinnamon revitalizes the arteries and veins.

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: High blood pressure and its accompanying symptoms of chest pain and dizziness disappeared in many patients just weeks after Italian researchers gave them regular doeses of honey mixed with cinnamon. The patients’ blood pressure readings improved markedly and all 137 subjects reported that they felt much better after a few weeks of the miracle cure.

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. Constant use of honey strengthens the white blood corpuscles to fight bacteria and viral diseases.

IMPOTENCE: Honey has a long history as an aphrodisiac as well as a powerful cure for impotence. Because of its potency as an “arousal agent” honey was banned for the celibate clergy of some Eastern religions. Last year Austrian researchers found that honey was effective in stimulating hormonal secretions, as is cinnamon. In Africa and the South Seas, men apply honey externally to their private parts to enhance their sexual stamina!

INDIGESTION: Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food, relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.

INFLUENZA: A scientist in Spain has proved that honey contains a natural ingredient, which kills the influenza germs and saves the patient from flu.

LONGEVITY: Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly arrests the ravages of old age. Take 4 spoons of honey, 1 spoon of cinnamon powder and 3 cups of water and boil to make like tea. Drink 1/4 cup, 3 to 4 times a day. It keeps the skin fresh and soft and arrests old age.

Life spans also increases and even a 100 year old, starts performing the chores of a 20-year-old.

PIMPLES: Three tablespoons of Honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder paste. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next morning with warm water. If done daily for two weeks, it removes pimples from the root.

POISON IVY: Apply honey-cinnamon mix directly to affected area and reapply whenever itching becomes uncomfortable. Repeat until eruptions disappear.

SKIN INFECTIONS: Applying honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts on the affected parts cures eczema, ringworm and all types of skin infections.

WEIGHT LOSS: Daily in the morning 1/2 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 reduces 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 cancer of the stomach and bones have been cured successfully. Patients suffering from these kinds of cancer should daily take one tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of cinnamon powder for one month 3 times a day.

FATIGUE: Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey is more 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.

Dr. Milton who has done research says that a half 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.

SORE FEET: Rub warm honey and cinnamon on sore feet after a long day at work or too much exercise. Repeat in the mornings, then bathe feet in cool water before putting on shoes.

BAD BREATH: People of South America, first thing in the morning gargle with one teaspoon of honey and cinnamon powder mixed in hot water. So their breath stays fresh throughout the day. Experts believe that bacteria-killing components in the honey actively combat bad breath.

HEARING LOSS: Daily morning and night honey and cinnamon powder taken in equal parts restores hearing, according to ancient Greek folklore.

2 comments:

  1. July 05, 2014
    Greetings.
    About the benefits of honey and cinnamon you have posted an article on honey and cinnamon in your site. The article is very informative. I am very interested in the original research details.
    I shall also highly appreciate if you could kindly provide me with the original research reference of the scientific research on cinnamon and honey carried out in Copenhagen University on the basis of which a cover story was made on January 17, 1995 issue of the Weekly World News.
    With best regards,
    Muhammad Musharraf Hussain, PhD (Pharm)
    Email: dmmhqiabd@gmail.com

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  2. The Director
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    I am still waiting for the response from you regarding the article posted on September1, 2014 in your site.
    Regards,
    M M Hussain, PhD (Pharm)
    dmmhqiabd@gmail.com

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