Honey and cinnamon against cold

A mixture of honey and cinnamon for cold or the flu has been used for generations and it is often called a cure for cold. It has been shown to reduce the length of a cold by at least 2 days and it also reduces the severity of symptoms.

Honey has antibacterial, antiviral, and antimicrobial properties. Many studies have shown that it is effective at fighting external and internal infections. Cinnamon is also beneficial as it contains anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties. Honey and cinnamon are powerful immune boosters. You can use this remedy to not only reduce the severity of your cold, but also prevent future colds or other viruses. Together these two ingredients make a super healing combination.

Honey and cinnamon for cold mixture


  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Mix honey and cinnamon.
  • Take it 2 times a day, for 3 days as soon as you feel a cold or flu coming on.

If you don’t want to take the mixture straight, you can still get the benefits by adding the ingredients to a cup of tea.

Honey and cinnamon tea


  • 1 teaspoon of raw honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 freshly squeezed lemon
  • 1 cup of water


  • Bring water to a light boil, remove from heat and pour into a glass.
  • Add honey, cinnamon, lemon, and stir.
  • Drink the tea 2 times a day, for 3 days.

Try to make the mixture of honey and cinnamon using excellent quality Cretan honey of flowers, coniferous trees and thyme.

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