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Certain ingredients are so beneficial to our health that it would be desirable to consume them as often as possible. And among these foods, we have lemon and cinnamon from Ceylon. These help to prevent and treat several ailments, increase our natural defenses, reduce inflammation, lose weight and take care of our skin.


Lemon and cinnamon are foods that are available to us every day and are in our kitchens all the time. Also, to use them to cure some ills, is not difficult thing. Nevertheless, it would also be advisable to consult a doctor if the symptoms of certain diseases persist.


Cinnamon is an aromatic spice known since ancient times. In stick or powder, it is very rich in antioxidants, manganese and iron. Lemon is a citrus rich in vitamin C, flavonoids, nobiletine, limonoids, and soluble fiber. Combined, these two ingredients have a beneficial effect on health and can prevent several diseases.


How do these two ingredients become indispensable in our lives to address several health issues

– To reduce facial acne

Lemon, naturally rich in vitamin C, allows the reconstruction of collagen. And thanks to its antibacterial action, it reduces acne pimples, even if it does not eliminate them completely. Indeed, the citric acid it contains eliminates excess sebum and dead skin and reduce blackheads. It also helps to whiten the skin and therefore reduce acne scars.


Cinnamon helps fight against acne bacteria. Combined with honey, its antibacterial effects are increased tenfold, according to a study.
Thus, the combination of lemon and cinnamon, would be a powerful antibacterial agent.


To prepare this remedy, you will need to

  • 1 teaspoon of organic cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon of organic lemon juice
  • A bowl
  • A cotton disc

Soak a cotton disc with the mixture of ingredients and apply to the areas most affected by acne. Wait 5 minutes before rinsing your face. This remedy is to apply every night before bedtime, on a clean and well cleaned face.
– To reduce joint painA cinnamon-lemon drink would help reduce joint swelling and pain, especially in arthritis. Thus, lemon is considered, according to a study, as an anti-inflammatory to reduce pain and swelling of the knee. In addition, vitamin C contained in lemon is essential for the production of collagen in our body which is a protein necessary for healthy joints. Moreover, it was demonstrated in a second study that lemon balances the levels of uric acid that can be the cause of gout. As for cinnamon, it has antioxidants that have powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
Here’s how to prepare this remedy
Ingredients

  • 1 stick of cinnamon, organic
  • 5 tablespoons of organic lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of honey, organic
  • 1 cup of water

In a saucepan, boil the water, add the cinnamon and let steep for 15 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes then add the lemon and honey. Take this drink every morning on an empty stomach.


– To lose weight

Lemon is an essential slimming ally. Indeed, associated with a healthy lifestyle, this citrus helps protect the liver; the latter having the role of filtering the waste of the body. Moreover, thanks to its polyphenols, lemon helps to purify the body and fight against obesity.
Cinnamon is a spice that has a thermogenic effect by increasing heat production in the body, which burns fat in the body and reduces body obesity.
The combination of these two ingredients helps fight against fat, especially in the abdomen.


Preparation of the remedy

  • 1 stick of cinnamon, organic
  • 5 tablespoons of lemon juice, organic
  • 1 teaspoon of honey, organic
  • 1 cup of water

The preparation is the same as the previous, except that the remedy is to take 20 minutes after the main meal of the day. Thus, the metabolism will be accelerated and digestion will be more active.


– To fight colds

The remedy based on lemon and cinnamon, although it will not prevent us from contracting the virus of colds and flu, will also, thanks to vitamin C, to reduce the symptoms. In addition, cinnamon, rich in antioxidants helps strengthen the immune system to fight against viruses.
To use this remedy, you will need to

  • 1 Cinnamon stick, organic
  • 1 cup of orange juice, organic
  • 5 tablespoons of lemon juice, organic
  • 1 teaspoon of honey, organic

Put the orange juice to heat with the cinnamon stick, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and honey. Take this remedy in the morning for breakfast to feel at your best.


Warnings

Lemon is not recommended for people with gastroesophageal reflux, heartburn or stomach ulcer.
Cinnamon is not recommended for people with heart disease and pregnant women. It is recommended not to administer it with anticoagulants such as aspirin.

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