When anyone thinks of Cinnamon one will think of ice cream, apple pies and other delicious and yummy desserts. This herb is really healthy for you and do you know it can be used in many home remedy as well?
Cinnamon can be use as a home remedy for several problems, they are as follows:
Cinnamon Common Cold Remedy
Cinnamon can be used to treat common cold. a simple remedy for common cold is to make a syrup by using a tbsp of honey with a tsp of cinnamon, take it plain or mix it with warm water. This will cure most cough, cold and clear the sinuses.
Cinnamon Sore Throat Remedy
Calm a sore throat with a cinnamon-infused drink. To a cup of hot water, add a tbsp of honey, a tsp of cinnamon and a tsp of lemon juice.
Cinnamon can also be used to treat external conditions like toothaches. Take cinnamon powder – 1tsp and mix it with honey – 5 tsp and make a smooth paste. 2 to 3 times a day apply this paste to your toothache. You can store this paste in a small container at room temperature.
Cinnamon and Honey Weight Loss Remedy:
- Add 1/2 tsp of organic cinnamon powder to 2 cups of boiling water.
- Let it steep for 5-10 minutes.
- Add 2 tsp. of pure honey
- Drink this on an empty stomach in the morning about half an hour before breakfast.
- Always consult your doctor before starting any weight loss method.
Health benefits of Cinnamon
Controls blood sugar
Cinnamon is very good for people who have type 2 diabetes. This herb improves cell’s ability to use glucose. If regularly one and half tsp is consumed empty stomach then it helps to reduce blood sugar level in body.
Boost Brain Function
If you, want to improve mental alertness then consume cinnamon. Its fragrance enhances brain’s activity and improves brains function. If you have a problem of anxiety, then daily consume cinnamon.
Protects against heart disease
Cinnamon has anti inflammatory property in it which helps in safeguarding heart and arteries from infection and damage. It fights with bad cholesterol and helps to reduce them and convert it into good cholesterol. It helps in healing internal tissues and thus reduces the risk of heart diseases.
Improves colon functioning
Cinnamon is good source of calcium, fiber and manganese. Thus it improves function of the colon. A fiber in it binds to bile salt and thus helps to remove it from body.
Prevents from cancer
Cinnamon helps in reducing the proliferation of cancer cells and helps in preventing from cancer. Cinnamon reduces the growth of lymphoma and leukemia cancerous cells.
Other health benefits:
- Improves blood circulation
- Reduces bad cholesterol
- Treat from respiratory infection
- Reduces arthritis pain
- Cure cold
These were some amazing home remedies and benefits of using cinnamon. Stay healthy with cinnamon.
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