Millions of people are plagued by joint pain. The pain can be torturing and most people would likely ignore it if the pain is bearable. However, it is advisable not to take joint pain too lightly if the little pain gets more frequent. Patients who experience pain would most likely to minimize and reduce movement to overcome pain. Chronic joint pain can lead to other health problems such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol level and heart diseases.
While traditional western medicine works wonder in temporarily relieving the pain or inflammation, but it may not rid it off effectively and the common and frequent usage of these drugs may bring along other side effects.
A quick temporarily relief to joint pain can come from a very simple source; food therapy. Food therapy is a simple and at times effective treatment for certain joint problems. One simple and easy recipe is the use of cinnamon with natural honey as a source of food therapy. This approach is simple and suitable for many people young and old. The honey is also a source of many nutrients by itself and is good for general health keeping and soothing to the gastric.
Cinnamon contains a large number of natural anti-inflammatory ingredients and antioxidants which treat inflammation of pancreatic tissue. It is effective in regulating blood sugar levels, inhibits destructive elements to bone cells and is a great natural food therapy to protect the bones. Cinnamon and natural wild honey is a good mix with strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effect. Daily consumption can help arthritis patients in keeping joint inflammation, redness and pain at bay.
Recommended daily consumption is as follows:
~ 1 tablespoon of natural wild honey
~ 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
~ dissolved in cup of 300ml warm water
The above is recommended to be taken with an empty stomach in the morning.
Additional, the usage of topical cinnamon oil can be applied to the affected region of the joint with a towel or cloth to relieve pain quickly. Apply some cinnamon oil onto the affected joint region and with a warm cloth or towel press it for about 30 minutes.