Benefits Of Honey And Cinnamon: The Magic Mixture


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Apply paste of warm olive oil, 1tbsp honey, 1tsp cinnamon powder on your scalp before bath to prevent hair loss. 2tbsp cinnamon powder and 1tsp honey in a glass of lukewarm water prevents bladder infections. Apply 1tsp cinnamon powder and 5 tsp honey paste on aching tooth. Drinking 2tbsp honey and 3tsp cinnamon powder in 16oz tea water reduces cholesterol.

Honey and Cinnamon mixture has many benefits and can cure most of the diseases. Honey is produced in most of the countries of the world. Honey has been used as a vital medicine for centuries. Scientists of today also accept honey as a very effective medicine for all kinds of diseases. Honey can be used without any side effects for any kind of diseases. Today’s science says that even though honey is sweet, if taken in the right dosage as a medicine, it does not harm diabetic patients also. Here we present a list of diseases that can be cured by Honey and Cinnamon as researched by western scientists.

Cinnamon And Honey Mixture Fights Acne

Follow the below steps on a daily basis for two weeks:

  1. Take three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder paste.
  2. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next morning with warm water.

Another way to treat pimples and acne with honey and cinnamon are by making a healthy skin mask.

  1. Mix 2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice with 2 teaspoons of raw honey.
  2. Take a hot shower and cleanse your face as you typically do, while letting the steam from the shower open up your pores. When you’re done showering and drying yourself off.
  3. Apply the honey and lemon mixture on your clean skin, as you would any mask. Leave the mask on for 20 minutes. Rinse the mixture off with warm water.
  4. Splash a bit of cold water on your clean face to close up those pores. This is a good mask to use about once a week.

Skin Infections

Honey and cinnamon are used to cure eczema, ringworm and all types of skin infections by applying the mixture in equal parts on the affected parts.

Here is another way to do it. Follow these steps:

  1. Take a shower or wash the affected skin with warm water and an antibacterial soap.
  2. Pat your skin dry with a clean towel after cleaning your skin. Now, add 3 tablespoons of honey and 2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder in a clean bowl.
  3. Stir the mixture with a spoon until it turns into a paste.
  4. Add more cinnamon powder if you want a thicker mixture.
  5. Scoop a generous amount of the honey-cinnamon mixture with your fingers and apply it directly to the irritated skin areas.
  6. Gently massage the mixture into your skin in a circular motion until it dries. Leave the mixture on your skin for five minutes.
  7. Wash your skin with water and soap to remove the sticky mixture.

Honey And Cinnamon For Weight Loss

Daily in the morning, 30 minutes before breakfast on an empty stomach and at night before sleeping, drink cinnamon and honey powder boiled in one cup water to lose weight quickly. 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.

Honey and Cinnamon for Arthritis

Instructions for honey and cinnamon cure for arthritis are as follows:

  1. Take one-part honey to two parts of lukewarm water and add a small teaspoon of cinnamon powder to it.
  2. Make a paste and massage it on the itching part of the body slowly.
  3. You will notice that the pain recedes within a minute or two.

Another way of benefiting from honey and cinnamon mixure is given below:

  1. Arthritis patients may daily, morning and night take one cup of hot water with two spoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon powder.
  2. Drink regularly for complete relief from arthritis pain.
  3. This can also be used for chronic arthritis relief.

In a recent research done 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, and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder before bath and keep it for approximately 15 min. and then wash your hair.

Bladder Infections

Honey and Cinnamon mixture is known to cure bladder infections. You may follow the given steps:

  1. Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it. It destroys the germs of the bladder.
  2. You can also simply drink 2-3 litres of the above mentioned solution every day, and go to the bathroom as often as you need to – don’t hold it in. But avoid drinking alcohol, coffee or citrus juices (orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit), as they can irritate the bladder.


There are several other home remedies for toothache but honey and cinnamon mixture can also be used if you have them at home. The instructions for relieving toothache are as follows:

  1. Break up 1/2 inch of cinnamon quill and powder it in a coffee grinder, if you purchased whole cinnamon. You can also use cinnamon powder.
  2. Measure out 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder and 5 teaspoons of honey into a small bowl.
  3. Mix the cinnamon & honey together thoroughly.
  4. Apply a small amount of the cinnamon-honey mixture directly to your tooth.
  5. You can apply it with a clean fingertip, a cotton ball or a small, folded piece of gauze.
  6. Continue to apply a small amount to the aching tooth 2 or 3 times per day until the pain is relieved. You can also store the remaining cinnamon honey in an airtight jar with a tight-fitting lid.


Both Cinnamon and honey appear to reduce high cholesterol levels. Study observed that taking honey improved cholesterol profiles and helped regulate blood-sugar ­­levels in diabetics with high cholesterol. Effective results can be obtained by following the below steps:

  1. Mix two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of Cinnamon Powder in 16 ounces of tea water.
  2.  Drink it to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 10% within 2 hours.
  3. As mentioned for arthritic patients, if taken 3 times a day any chronic cholesterol is cured.
  4. As per the information received in the said journal, pure honey taken with food daily relieves complains of cholesterol.

Cold and Cough

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

A lot of people might not understand how it works but anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-microbial properties on honey is largely important in this case. On the other hand, cinnamon is also beneficial for cold and cough because as it contains anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and antioxidant properties as well.


Since ancient times, it is commonly known, that the use of honey strengthens the semen of men. If impotent men regularly take two tablespoon of honey before sleeping, their problem will be solved. In China, Japan and Far-East countries, women who do not conceive and to strengthen the uterus have been taking cinnamon powder for centuries. Women who cannot conceive would 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.

Polycstic Ovary syndrome can be cured by using cinnamon daily which will help jump start a women period/cycle which can promote fertility.

 Note: Once pregnant you should not take cinnamon because it stimulates premature labor and uterine contractions.

Upset Stomach

Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomach ache and also clears stomach ulcers from the root. There are several ways of using Cinnamon to treat upset stomach. Here are few ways to take cinnamon.

Cinnamon Stick Tea With Honey

The most effective way to treat upset stomach is as follows:

  1. Simply, boil Cinnamon sticks (Ceylon Cinnamon, which has ultra-low Coumarin levels and will not damage your liver unlike Cassia Cinnamon) and add some honey to it.
  2. This mixture creates a hydrogen peroxide effect and brings all the viruses to the surface of the stomach and are killed by  Cinnamon.

Cinnamon Powder Tea with Honey

Follow the given steps for faster results:

  1.  Boil 1.5 cups of water and add 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon powder to it.
  2.  Boil this mixture for 5 minutes, and strain it with a cheese cloth or fine strainer to get rid of the Cinnamon powder residue mix.
  3. Add a teaspoon of honey and drink it.

Gastric Problems

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.

Baking soda and lemon when combined makes an effective antacid, which can be conventionally used to treat stomach gas. Simply, put the juice of a fresh lemon in a glass and add some baking soda to it. As it starts fizzing, add some more baking soda and a cup of water and stir it well so the baking soda dissolves completely. Drink this slowly.

Heart Disease

Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, apply on 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 have already had an attack, if they do this process daily, are kept miles away from the next attack. Regular use of the above process relieves loss of breath and strengthens the heartbeat.

You can also drink cinnamon tea with a teaspoon of honey every day, half an hour before breakfast. To make cinnamon tea, steep some un-flavored green tea and add a pinch of freshly ground cinnamon powder to it. Strain the tea and drink it while hot.

Immune System

Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder in your diet strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacterial 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 bacterial and viral diseases.

How To Use

  1. Mix ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder with 1 tablespoon honey.
  2. This mixture may help boost the immune system and protect the body from viral, bacterial and fungal diseases. Drink it on a daily basis.
  3. Also, 500mg of cinnamon supplements twice daily for 90 days could improve hemoglobin A1C levels in those with type-2 diabetes.


Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food, relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals. One of the research found that cinnamon, when combined in tea form, can help indigestion, quelling flatulence and inhibiting bloating and abdominal pain.

To prepare this tea, add 2 tsp. of cinnamon powder and 1 tsp. of honey to boiling water.


It has been 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.

  1. Take 4 spoons of honey, 1 spoon of cinnamon powder and 3 cups of water and boil to make like tea.
  2. Drink 1/4 cup, 3 to 4 times a day.
  3. It keeps the skin fresh and soft and arrests old age.
  4. It helps in increasing the life span.

Bad Breath

People of South America, first thing in the morning gargle with one teaspoon of Cinnamon and honey powder mixed in hot water. So their breath stays fresh throughout the day.

Here is another way to get rid of bad breath using cinnamon & honey. This heavier method is as follows:

  1. First, put ½ tablespoon of cinnamon into a bottle or jar with a tight fitting lid.
  2. Add the juice of 2 lemons along with 1 ½ teaspoons of honey.
  3. You can also add  1/2-1 teaspoon of baking soda and omit the honey, or use both.
  4. Pour 1 cup of very warm water (needed to melt the honey) into the jar, and stir well.
  5. When you need to freshen up your breath, give it a quick shake and swish/gargle 1-2 tablespoons for 1 minute.
Peggy Breeze

Peggy is an Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle consultant, Yoga Specialist, Peak and Power Pilates instructor, cycle instructor and a personal trainer with certifications from Kripalu and 500-hour Himalayan Institute.

Peggy Breeze

Peggy is an Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle consultant, Yoga Specialist, Peak and Power Pilates instructor, cycle instructor and a personal trainer with certifications from Kripalu and 500-hour Himalayan Institute.

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Angela Jurjevic
Angela Jurjevic 5pts

Renee Blaxland have a read pretty amazing! Also this page has really good info! Xx

Rita Bain
Rita Bain 5pts

Been combining these two ingredients for ages, love cinnamon flavour !

Royal Mahalia
Royal Mahalia 5pts

How do you use them? Have you tried black strap molasses? I put acv in my water that's about all I use for now .... \U0001f44d\U0001f44d\U0001f44d

Jen O'Neill
Jen O'Neill 5pts

I swear by honey cinnamon acv and organic yogurt. I don't get sick anymore. Well for the last 3 years.

Curejoy 5pts

Yes definitely a disclaimer :)

Crystal Anderson
Crystal Anderson 5pts

I just leaned that if you mix tumeric, olive oil (or coconut oil) and black pepper together, you can prevent cancer.

Vaishali Jailwal Suri
Vaishali Jailwal Suri 5pts

My daughter everytime she get cough and cold how....how to protect wat should I give plz let me know ...she is 3years old

Puja Jaiswal
Puja Jaiswal 5pts

Having throat obstruction cannot speak & painful throat.....please anyone suggest remedy.....I cannot do gargle ......suggest any other way....\U0001f629\U0001f629\U0001f629\U0001f629

Connie Miller
Connie Miller 5pts

This is great I didn't know the different types of cinnamon

Diane Holmes
Diane Holmes 5pts

Gotta do the honey for boosting the metabolism!??

Swetha S Kodandapani
Swetha S Kodandapani 5pts

Vry simple mix honey with apple or papaya it works as a bleach n gives glow to the skin :)

Anne Fabelle
Anne Fabelle 5pts

Sorry dears,miss a word: cinnamon powder -:)

Anne Fabelle
Anne Fabelle 5pts

I drink the cinnamon and honey everyday. -:). Very good staff !

RenuGayu 5pts

what types of cinnamon? please tell that name

Julieta Muga
Julieta Muga 5pts

Si la canela, tiene muchas propiedades, además y la miel es un alimento perfecto.

Asia Sexton
Asia Sexton 5pts

Will live a long healthy life Kiatta Keyz Jones Keontae Awakened

Ayurveda 5pts

Great, how are the result's?

Amy Rose
Amy Rose 5pts

never mix them together I'll have to try it

Holly Ann
Holly Ann 5pts

Jeffrey Jomisko.....do not try this at home!!! HAHAHAH. JK #StillLoveUBestie

Dinesh Patel
Dinesh Patel 5pts

My sister in law uses a lot of these two for various reasons

Nguyen Mina
Nguyen Mina 5pts

First thing in the morning, just once.

Parveen Chadda
Parveen Chadda 5pts

सिर के बाल काफी ज़्यादा झड़ गये हो क्या लगाना चाहिऐ