“We are members of the Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association and our June 2007 Newsletter, “Buzzings” featured the following reprinted honey facts from the “Weekly World News” which is published in Canada. The information was released in that publication on January 17, 1995. We thought it was worth including on our website and hope that you find it beneficial. We can’t place a guarantee with the claims, but we have heard similar reports for the past 30 years. Good Luck! Here they are:
ARTHRITIS: Take one part honey to two parts of luke warm water and add a small teaspoon of cinnamon powder, make a paste and massage it on the itching part of the body. It is noticed that the pain recedes within a minute or two. Or for arthritis patients daily morning and night take one cup of hot water with two spoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon powder.If drunk regularly even chronic arthritis can be cured.
BLADDER INFECTIONS: Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and five teaspoons of honey and in a glass of luke warm water and drink it. It destroys the germs of the bladder.
CHOLESTEROL: 1 to 6 tablespoons of honey per day lowers cholesterol. The daily cinnamon intake should be between 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon per day; more than a teaspoon per day is bad. Recommended: 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 2 tablespoons honey, 16 ounces tea water.
Honey reduces the level of cholesterol in the body by 10% within 2 hours. As mentioned for arthritic patients, if taken 3 times a day any chronic cholesterol problem was cured. As per the information received in the above journal, pure honey taken with food daily relieves complains of cholesterol.
COLDS: Those suffering from common or severe colds should take one tablespoon luke warm honey with 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder daily for 3 days. This process will cure most chronic cough, cold and clear the sinuses.
UPSET STOMACH: Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomachache and also clears stomach ulcers from the toor. GAS: According to the studies done in India and Japan, it is revealed that if honey is taken with cinnamon powder the stomach is relieved of gas.
INDIGESTINE: Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food, relieves acidity and digests the heaviest meals.
HEART DISEASES: Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, apply on bread instead of jelly and jam and eat it regularly for breakfast. It reduces the cholesterol in the arteries and saves the patient from heart attack.
INFLUENZA: A Scientist in Spain has proved that honey contains a natural ingredient, which kills influenza germs and saves the patient from flu.