Side Effects of Drinking Cinnamon and Honey Water
Cinnamon and honey have been added into foods or beverage for a long history and they are well-known healthy foods with lots of beneficial nutrients.
Both also have been applied in traditional medical treatments and been added in various folk remedies. Ground cinnamon is made up from the bark of some evergreen trees. Raw honey comes from nectar and honeybee saliva. Cinnamon can add full-body aroma to the foods and beverage as well as provide botanical benefits to the dishes. Plus it can help improve menstrual pains and diarrhea and so on.
Honey is a kind of natural sugar with fewer calories content than other sugars. Its rich antioxidant and multivitamin contents make it a perfect substitute of sugar in many foods and beverages.
Despite of their benefits, they can also produce some side effects if taking in large amount. The cinnamon we usually eat is cassia which contains higher concentration of coumarin. It would cause liver toxin and exert damage to liver. And children who are 1 year older or younger should not take honey in case of infant botulism. Infants have weak immune system and they are more likely to be attacked by bacteria and viruses. Honey would often contain some unprocessed pollens which may lead to allergies to individuals.