The combination of cinnamon and honey has long been not only a tasty favorite but a trusted home remedy for a large number of ailments going back to Ayurvedic medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. The antiseptic and protective attributes of each ingredient are well-respected, and science is continually uncovering anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and other additional benefits from each of them. However, combining honey and cinnamon together seems to enhance their value as natural remedies beyond what they can do alone.
Caution: Not all cinnamons are made equal. The most common form of cinnamon contains relatively high levels of coumarin, a chemical that can cause liver damage over long-term usage. Please see these posts.
Honey and Cinnamon Health Benefits
Especially popular among those interested in complementary and alternative medicine are the honey and cinnamon cures for acne, arthritis, bad breath and other common health conditions.
No remedy combination is a cure-all. Still, as a cough and cold remedy, general immune booster, antioxidant, arthritis fighter, and for cardiovascular health the cinnamon and honey remedy combination seems very effective.
Continue reading to learn how Earth Clinic readers used the Cinnamon and Honey remedy to cure various ailments.