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If you didn't know there are different types of cinnamon, you're not alone. If you get the wrong type, there's no therapeutic effects.  In fact, the wrong cinnamon could damage your liver in long term usage.

Background: Cassia Cinnamon is a close relative to Real Cinnamon which is native to Ceylon. Cassia cinnamon is also called Saigon cinnamon or Chinese cinnamon. Cassia cinnamon contains 5% coumarin which causes liver damage. It is toxic to liver and kidney.  However, Real cinnamon from Ceylon in Sri Lanka has only .04% coumarin.

You can order Ceylon Cinnamon at a great price from Vitacost.com. Read the reviews here.

Facts on honey and cinnamon:

It is thought that the mixture of honey and cinnamon is a very effective medicine for all kinds of diseases. It can be used without any side effects for any kind of ailments.   Even though honey is sweet, if taken in the right dosage as medicine, it does not harm diabetic patients.  

Weekly World News, a magazine in Canada, on its issue dated Jan. 17, 1995 has given the following list of diseases that can be cured by honey and cinnamon, as researched by western scientists:

1. Immune System - Daily use will strengthen the immune system and protects the body from bacteria and viral attacks. Scientists have found that honey has various vitamins and iron in large amounts. Constant use of honey strenghens the white blood corpuscles to fight bacteria and viral disases.

2. Influenza - A scientist in Spain has proved that honey contains a natural ingredient which kills the influenza germs and saves the patient from flu. 

3. Cough & Colds - If you are suffering from common or severe colds, take 1 Tbsp of honey in lukewarm water with 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder daily for 3 days. This will cure most chronic cough, cold and clear the sinuses. 

4. 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 cinnmon powder in equal parts, are more alert and flexible.  Dr. Milton have done the research. He says that 1/2 Tbsp of honey taken in a glass of water and sprinkled with cinnamon powder, taken daily after brushing and in the afternoon at about 3pm when the vitality of the body starts to decrease. It will increase the vitality of the body within a week.

5. Arthritis - Take this daily, morning and night, 1 C of hot water with 1 Tbsp of honey and 1/2 tsp tsp of cinnamon powder.  If taken regularly, even chronic arthritis can be cured. A recent study conducted at the Copenhagen University, have patients take this mixture before breakfast.  Within a week, 73 out of 200 patients were completely relieved of pain.  And within a month, those who could not walk or move around, started walking without pain.

6. Bladder Infections - Take 2 Tbsp of cinnamon powder and 1 tsp of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it. It destroys the germs in the bladder.

7. Toothache - Make a paste with 1 tsp cinnamon powder and 5 tsp of honey and apply on the aching tooth. Apply this 3x/day until the tooth stops aching.

8. Cholesterol - 2 Tbsp of honey and 3 tsp of cinnamon powder mixed in 16 oz of tea water, given to a cholesterol patient, found to reduce the cholesterol level in the blood by 10% within 2 hr. As mentioned for arthritic patients, if taken 3x/day, any chronic cholesterol is cured. 

According to information received in the said journal, pure honey taken with food daily relieves complaints of cholesterol.  By the way, if you're taking cholesterol medicine STOP! They all contain STATIN which weaken your muscles...including YOUR HEART and none has been shown to stop heart attacks or strokes!!!

9. Upset Stomach - Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomach aches and also clears stomach ulcers from the root.

10. Gas - According to the studies done in India and Japan, it has shown honey with cinnmon powder relieves of gas.

11. Heart Diseases - Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, apply on bread, instead of jelly and jam, and have 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 atttack, if they do this process daily, they are kept miles away from the next attach. Regular use of the above process relieves of loss of breath and strengthens the heart beat. This also have been used in nursing homes to treat patients successfully using this method.  As you age, the arteries and veins lose their flexibility and get clogged. Honey and cinnamon revitalize the arteries and veins.

12. Indigestion - Cinnamon powder sprinkled on 2 Tbsp of honey taken before food relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.

13. Longevity - Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly, arrests the ravages of old age. Take 4 spoons of honey, 1 spoon of cinnamon powder, and 3 C of water and boil to make like tea. Drink 1/4 C, 3-4 C/day. It keeps the skin fresh and soft and arrests old age. Life span also increase and even a 100 yr old, starts performing the chores of a 20 yr old.

14. Pimples - 3 Tbsp of honey and 1 tsp of cinnamon powder paste. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next morning with warm water. If done daily for two weeks, it removes pimples from the root.

15. Skin Infections - Apply honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts on the affected parts cures eczema, ringworm, and all types of skin infections. 

16. Weight Loss - Drink daily in the morning, 1/2 hr before breakfast on an empty stomach and at night before sleeping. Make a mixture of honey and cinnamon powder boiled in ! C of water. It reduces the weight of the even most obese person.  Drink this mixture regularly does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body even though the person may eat a high calorie diet. 

17. Cancer - Recent research in Japan and Australia has revealed that advanced cancer of the stomach and bones have been successfully cured.  Patients should take 1 Tbsp of honey with 1 tsp cinnamon powder for one month, 3x/day.

18. Bad Breath - People of South America gargle first thin in the morning with 1 tsp honey and cinnamon powder mixed in hot water. Their breath stays fresh throughout the day.

19. Hearing Loss - taken daily morning and night, honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts, restore hearing. 

Other usage - relieves diarrhea and nausea, counteracts congestion, aids peripheral circulation, warms the body and enhances digestion, especailly the metabolism of fats. Also fights fungal infections. Useful for diabetes, weight loss, yeast infection, and uterine hemorrhaing.

Other combinations and comments: 1 tsp of cinnamon mixed with 1 tsp of organic raw honey, on empty stomach, 2x/day. Should see effect within days to a week. 

If use 1 1/2 tsp, it can reduce not only blood glucose but also LDL cholesterol and triglyceride. It is also a VERY POTENT blood thinner. Should not take more than 1 1/2 tsp/day.


No need for knee surgery (osteoarthritis)  due to 3 week of treatment with cinnamon/honey protocol.