Drug companies won't like this one getting around. Facts on Honey and Cinnamon:
It is found that a mix of honey and Cinnamon cures most diseases. Honey is produced in most of the countries of the world. Scientists of today also note honey as very effective medicine for all kinds of diseases. Honey can be used without side effects which is also a plus.Today's science says that even though honey is sweet, when it is taken in the right dosage as a medicine, it does not harm even diabetic patients. Researched by western scientists:
HEART DISEASES: Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, put it on toast instead of jelly and jam and eat it regularly for breakfast. It reduces the cholesterol and could potentially save one from heart attack. Also, even if you have already had an attack studies show you could be kept miles away from the next attack. Regular use of cinnamon honey strengthens the heart beat. In America and Canada, various nursing homes have treated patients successfully and have found that as one ages the arteries and veins lose their flexibility and get clogged; honey and cinnamon revitalize the arteries and the veins.
ARTHRITIS: Arthritis patients can benefit by taking one cup of hot water with two tablespoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon powder. When taken daily even chronic arthritis can be cured. In a recent research conducted 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, most all the patients who could not walk or move around because of arthritis now started walking without pain.
BLADDER INFECTIONS: Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it. It destroys the germs in the bladder....who knew?
CHOLESTEROL: Two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of Cinnamon Powder mixed in 16 ounces of tea water given to a cholesterol patient was found to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 10 percent within two hours. As mentioned for arthritic patients, when taken three times a day, any chronic cholesterol-could be cured. According to information received in the said Journal, pure honey taken with food daily relieves complaints of cholesterol.
COLDS: Those suffering from common or severe colds should take one tablespoon lukewarm honey with 1/4 spoon cinnamon powder daily for three days. This process will cure most chronic cough, cold, and, clear the sinuses, and it's delicious too!
UPSET STOMACH: Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomach ache and also is said to clear stomach ulcers from its root.
GAS: According to the studies done in India and Japan, it is revealed that when Honey is taken with cinnamon powder the stomach is relieved of gas.
IMMUNE SYSTEM: Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder 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 (where DNA is contained) to fight bacterial and viral diseases.
INDIGESTION: Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food is eaten relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals
INFLUENZA: A scientist in Spain has 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. Use four teaspoons of honey, one teaspoon of cinnamon powder, and three cups of boiling water to make a tea. Drink 1/4 cup, three to four times a day. It keeps the skin fresh and soft and arrests old age. Life spans increase and even a 100 year old will start performing the chores of a 20-year-old.
RASPY OR SORE THROAT: When throat has a tickle or is raspy, take one tablespoon of honey and sip until gone. Repeat every three hours until throat is without symptoms.
PIMPLES: Three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder paste. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it off the next morning with warm water. When done daily for two weeks, it removes all pimples from the root.
SKIN INFECTIONS:Applying honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts on the affected parts cures eczema, ringworm and all types of skin Infections.
WEIGHT LOSS:Daily in the morning one half hour before breakfast and on an empty stomach, and at night before sleeping, drink honey and cinnamon powder boiled in one cup of water. When taken regularly, it reduces the weight of even the most obese person. Also, drinking this mixture regularly does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body even though the person may eat a high calorie diet.
CANCER: Recent research in Japan and Australia has revealed that advanced cancer of the stomach and bones have been cured successfully. Patients suffering from these kinds of cancer should daily take one tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of cinnamon powder three times a day for one month.
FATIGUE: Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey is more helpful rather than being detrimental to the strength of the body. Senior citizens who take honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts are more alert and flexible. Dr. Milton, who has done research, says that a half tablespoon of honey taken in a glass of water and sprinkled with cinnamon powder, even when the vitality of the body starts to decrease, when taken daily after brushing and in the afternoon at about 3:00 P.M., the vitality of the body increases within a week.
BAD BREATH: People of South America, gargle with one teaspoon of honey and cinnamon powder mixed in hot water first thing in the morning so their breath stays fresh throughout the day.
HEARING LOSS: Daily morning and night honey and cinnamon powder, taken in equal parts restores hearing.
Let us not forget how important the role food plays in our transformational journey. What we put into our bodies effect us on many levels. I have found that when I eat most any packaged goods or foods that are high is preservatives my body's energy is greatly reduce.
Generally, I can tell immediately when I have eaten something that I should not have. My mouth starts to water, or my throat gets tighter or I get this covering over my energy. This kind of connection has taken me years to development, but I has strengthen through having been exposed to Vegan, Vegetarian and Raw Foods.
While my diet doesn't adhere strictly in any of those categories, I do not eat foods that have preservatives in them. Due to the immediate and long term effects they have on our bodies, I try to steer clear of them. However, I do try where possible to buy and prepare foods that are organic, free range, grass feed, non-GMO, live (raw), wild caught and drink loads of filtered water.
Having taken these steps, I am experiencing my body functioning at higher levels of energy and my mind being more focused and uncluttered. However I must add that I also include aromatherapy in my daily regimen as well. This gives an added boost of energy in the body and clarity of the mind.
Being a perfumer, I have long recommended these five essential oils for optimal results. They should certainly be an intricate part of any travelers essentials. Lemon eo (organic or bio-dynamic) for revitalization, its like having Beethovens' Symphony #5 in a bottle. Then their is Rosemary, it awakens the mind for concentration and gives a general spa feeling to any atmosphere.
Lavender being the "Mother" of all essential oils is very good for calming and it has anti-Bacterial qualities. When traveling it can help keep bed bugs at bay. A few drops on and around the bed works very well. Geranium eo is particularly good to have on hand. This eo helps to balance hormonal levels in women and its a very refreshing and uplifting essential oil. In the past, I have used it often in corporate environments, especially when large groups of people gather to make decisions.
Finally, I would advise at least one wood or root essential oil to keep things grounded. East Indian Sandalwood is my pick, only because I just love what this oil does to my overall for my being. This is a great scent for grounding and for meditation; It's also has a very sedative quality as well.
Most of these oils can be used sparingly to flavor our foods, organic lemon eo can be used in place of fresh squeezed lemon as you will see in the recipe I have provided above. Rosemary can be used to flavor potatoes, chicken and any number of foods. Lavender is often used to flavor, honey, preserves and even baked goods.
I have used lavender to flavor and scent my recipe for ancient olive oil cookies, which I will provide in another installment of B/M/S series. For the purpose of this installment, I have included recipes for a typical dinner. It illustrates how to combine raw or live foods with cooked foods. I chose wild caught Atlantic Salmon for this instance.
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