Cinnamon is a tasty spice and it is filled with multiple vitamins and minerals. Honey also has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. When these both are combined together they become a powerful natural remedy for many things.
Today, I will share top-5 treatments you can do using the combination of honey and cinnamon.
To treat acne or pimple, you will need 2 tbsp. of honey and one tbsp. of cinnamon powder. You can get cinnamon powder in market or else you can grind 3-4 cinnamon sticks to get powder form. Mix honey into it and let it stay untouched for 15 minutes. Then apply it on your clean face, you can also use it as spot treatment if you have sensitive skin. Allow it to stay for 20-25 minute and then rinse off with water. The anti-bacterial properties of cinnamon will dry out the acne and healing properties of honey heals acne immediately.
Honey and cinnamon when applied together can help you get rid of many skin problems and one of them is blackheads. Cinnamon removes excess oil from skin preventing formation of blackheads while honey soothes and removes impurities from pores. Mix equal amount of honey and cinnamon powder. Apply it on blackheads and leave it overnight. In the morning wash off with cold water and repeat it daily for effective results.
Put 1/2 tsp of cinnamon in a bowl. Boil 2 cups of water and pour it over the cinnamon. Steep for 15 minutes. Add 1- 2 tsp. of honey to the cooled liquid. Always add honey to the cooled liquid – hot liquid will destroy the enzymes in the raw honey. Take the mixture right when you wake up and wait 30 minutes before having your breakfast meal. This mixture will prevent hunger pangs and night cravings. If you are willing to lose weight then try this magic portion along with proper exercise. ** Always consult your doctor before starting any weight loss method.
Cold and cough:
Do you hate eating medicines and bitter cough syrups when you are not well? Don’t worry then because you can get rid of cough and cold easily using simple home remedy. Mix 1 tbsp. of warm honey with half tbsp. of cinnamon powder and consume it daily once. Repeat it daily and you will get rid of cough, cold and even sinus.
Cinnamon and honey combined can treat rough and dry skin as both have anti-oxidant properties. You can just prepare your footbath by mixing 3 tbsp. of cinnamon powder and 2 tbsp. of honey in a bowl. Scrub the mixture onto the feet and also use it to soak your feet for 15 minutes to experience smooth and soft feet. This mixture will exfoliate dry and dead skin and honey will keep your feet nourished for hours.