By Sri Charles

This immune-boosting recipe is easy to make. Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacterial and viral attacks. Scientists have found that honey has various vitamins and iron in large amounts. Constant use of honey strengthens the white blood corpuscles to fight bacterial and viral diseases.

I take one cup of the following recipe first thing in the morning to keep healthy. If you feel a hint of sickness coming, then it can be taken throughout the day.

Honey and Cinnamon Recipe

4 cups of water

1 tsp cinnamon

2tsp raw, organic honey (preferred)


Boil water, then add the ingredients. Lower heat and let simmer for 10 minutes. Or, add the ingredients to the water that has been boiled and turn off the heat. Let steep for 10-15 minutes.

Honey’s Vitamins and Minerals

Honey is the original superfood that people from all over the world have used for centuries. “Some of the vitamins found in honey include ascorbic acid, pantothenic acid, niacin, and riboflavin along with minerals such as calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and zinc.” Read more about honey’s benefits and properties in this study published in Nutrition and Metabolism Journal (which is where this quote comes from).   

Cinnamon’s Powerful Properties

Cinnamon is anti-inflammatory, has anti-diabetic activity, and is antimicrobial. Read the scientific study published in the Hindawi Journal for more details. Cinnamon has vitamins and minerals that are good for cold, flu, or other ailments.