Cinnamon and Honey to Fight Arthritis

· September 23, 2014

Cinnamon and honey are two things that together create a powerful mixture that has properties that are capable of fighting arthritis. This homemade remedy has been used for many years in natural medicine to treat different diseases, especially inflammatory ones.

Cinnamon and Its Power Against Arthritis

Among its components, cinnamon has volatile oils like cinnamaldehyde, melatonin, tinaninos, and coumarin, which have thermal effects on the body, although this is precisely why they give off calming properties for pain. You should apply the topical kind to the affected part.

Honey for Treating Arthritis

In regards to honey, this is an ingredient that has been known for centuries due to its powerful properties that provide excellent benefits for your health.

Its chemical composition is very complex, so complex that even nowadays science continues to discover components that make it more beneficial for your health. This is why it is considered to be one of the most complete natural medicines that is found in nature. It can be used for topical applications as well as in drinks.

Thanks to its huge anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties, it is very useful for treating skin wounds and burns.

How Should I Consume Honey and Cinnamon to Treat Arthritis?

Natural medicine recommends consuming a combination of cinnamon and honey both internally and externally to treat cases that are very painful because of the inflammation that arthritis causes.

Firstly, for internal consumption, you should prepare a cinnamon infusion in slivers, and let it sit. Later, add the honey to it, which can be between one to two tablespoons. This treatment should be controlled for people with diabetes.

For topical treatments, you can use warm cinnamon water with a little bit of honey to put compresses on the affected areas. These recommendations are based on studies done in Copenhagen, Denmark. In these studies, the effects of cinnamon and honey for the treatment of many diseases were clearly shown, especially for calming the painful symptoms that arthritis produces.

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