Health Benefits of Herbs

The Power of Honey and Cinnamon Tea

Honey and Cinnamon TeaHoney and Cinnamon has been around for centuries. It’s widely used in traditional Chinese medicine and in Indian healing. Singly the two ingredients have great healing properties.

Cinnamon has high levels of oxidants, which help reducing blood sugar levels. It can also help in soothing your digestive system. by helping with sickness or nausea.

Honey has enzyme’s that produce substances with “anti-microbial” ability. This helps to stop the growth of bacteria as well as fungi spores. Which are always present in the environment. This is why honey is used as a traditional food preservative.

Both Honey and Cinnamon used single have many healing and health characteristics. But combined their power is multiplied. In traditional Indian medicine (Ayurvedic medicine) honey is said to be a “carrier” What this means? Honey when combined with another herb/spice in formulation. Gives the substance greater quality, make’s it work much better.

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Healing properties become several times more potent than the individual substances.

What a Cup of Honey and Cinnamon Tea Can Do For You

This is why honey and cinnamon combined are believed to be one of the very best cures for many diseases. The list of health benefits for honey and cinnamon is long and varied. For example:

  • Cinnamon TeaCommon Cold, There have been study’s published stating that honey and cinnamon are very effective at fighting the common cold. The  anti-bacteria proprieties are believed to slow the growth of bacteria and fungus. Which the common cold contains. In a nutshell, it stops you getting a cold and if you do get one you recover quicker.
  • Allergies. It helps fight allergies in two ways. First in boosts your immune system. Which is then able a fight off the allergies by its self. Secondly the anti-microbial ability of cinnamon and honey help to kill the fungal spores that carries the allergies.
  • Acne and Skin Infection. Honey with cinnamon oil has been used extensively around the world to treat skin conditions.Again this because of its antimicrobial abilities.
  • Digestive problems. Honey and cinnamon is a very popular and effective remedy for  digestive issues. Honey because it,s nectar has been pre-digested. Meaning the body can more easily break it down, helping an upset  digestive system. Cinnamon, because of its killer antimicrobial ability. A study has even suggested that it can help with people suffering with E-coli.

It’s also interesting to note that one of benefits of honey and cinnamon is that it boosts your energy levels. This is believed to be because it stabilizes your blood sugar levels. Cinnamon benefit and honey is of course pure energy. What’s also of interest is despite the long medicinal history of both honey and cinnamon. There’s not a great deal of scientific evidence for there benefits.

To make this Delicious and simple “Honey and Cinnamon Tea” just mix:

1 cup hot water
1 tablespoon raw honey
1 teaspoon cinnamon

You could also add a squeeze of fresh lemon for even more taste and benefit. Also try Ginger Tea it taste’s great and its good for you too.  ENJOY…

 

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Medical information provided is for information purposes only. Always get guidance about a medical condition from a health care professional.

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