Make Cinnamon Remedies to Treat Colds, Inflamed Nasal Passages and Throat
Edited by Witz Taluban, Eng, Lynn, Ermin
Colds, blocked nasal passages, and sore throat - all of these are small cases of sickness, but when they are left untreated, they may definitely interfere with your daily activities and make your personal life doomed. In addition, these symptoms oftentimes occur at the same time, which may be a big hassle. Common colds, inflamed nasal passages and throat can be chronic or acute, so you should take steps to treat them at once. Here is a comprehensive guide to making a cinnamon remedy that will ease your nasal, throat and common cold problems.
Facts About Cinnamon:
Cinnamon has a distinctive fragrant aroma with a pungent, sweetish taste. It has been used as a spice ingredient for culinary purposes and medicinal purposes since ancient times, because of its healing properties and aromatic taste. Cinnamon oil, which may be extracted from its bark by distillation, is also used for scenting soaps and flavoring candies. The ones you see at supermarkets are usually made from the barks of a cinnamon tree. They are either sold in powder or stick forms.
Cinnamon has powerful antioxidants that are known to be effective in reducing inflammatory diseases. It is also a great source of fiber, iron, calcium, and manganese. The oil of the cinnamon is a natural anti-fungal and anti-bacterial agent, which is responsible for reducing inflammation.
Uses of Cinnamon for Colds, Inflamed Nasal Passages and Throat:
Although there is no scientific evidence that cinnamon is effective for common colds, inflamed nasal passages and throat, it is still has anti-bacterial compound that can reduce bacteria and inflammation. The Chinese have been using cinnamon for thousands of years already for medicinal purposes. However, some modern health professionals do not believe in the efficacy of cinnamon as a medicinal herb.
A common cold, on the other hand, is a viral disease and it cannot be controlled and treated at once. However, you can reduce the risk of signs and symptoms brought on by the ailment. You may want to try some recipes below on how to use cinnamon:
Method 1: Gargling with Cinnamon
- 1 tsp. of cinnamon powder
- A dash of pepper
- 2 tsp. of honey
- Cinnamon oil
- Mix one teaspoon of cinnamon and a dash of pepper together.
- Add the honey into the mixture and mix them well until blend.
- Pour in lukewarm or hot water.
- Add two or three drops of cinnamon oil and a teaspoon of honey into the mixture.
- Pour the mixture into a clean glass and gargle with it. This might help reduce inflammation in the throat.
Method 2: Cinnamon with Honey and Soy milk
- Soy milk
- Cinnamon sticks
- Simmer the ingredients into a pot.
- Fill your cup with the mixture, once it is slightly hot.
- Drink your new tasty warming beverage. This might help clear away mucus in the throat.
Method 3: A Simple Cinnamon Hot Tea