Turmeric is primarily known as an exotic condiment, which has found wide application in cooking. But it is used for medicinal purposes. Today we offer to your attention the recipe is extremely healthy drink with many healing properties. It is prepared on the basis of milk.
“Golden milk”: the beneficial properties and use
Milk with turmeric, or “Golden milk” – a traditional Ayurvedic drink that improves health and increases life energy of a person. It usually drink at night to help me sleep, and for medicinal purposes for many diseases. Including the common cold, sore throat, indigestion, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, menstrual pain, headache and arthritis.+
This drink fights cancer diseases: breast cancer, cancer of the rectum and the prostate gland. This milk helps with depression and neurological disorders, improves digestion and circulation, speeds healing, relieves pain, protects the heart and blood vessels.+
The beneficial effects of turmeric on human health due to its constituent curcumin that has strong anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antiseptic properties. Turmeric is also used as a carminative in Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine.+
A positive effect of turmeric is greatly enhanced when you add black pepper. Black pepper contains piperine that enhances the absorption of curcumin.+
Adding other spices, such as cinnamon and cardamom, we not only amplified the taste, but the medicinal properties of milk with turmeric. Cinnamon helps control blood sugar levels, reduces bad cholesterol and improves circulation.+
Cardamom improves digestion, cleanses the body of toxins and eliminates bad breath. When you add this drink coconut oil from the first pressing, increase the protective properties of the organism, reduces cholesterol level in the blood.+
How to make “Golden milk” at home
For the milk drink with turmeric you will need:
- Low-fat milk
- Black pepper
- Coconut oil
- A fine sieve or gauze.
Method of preparation milk drink with turmeric
- A glass of milk pour into the pan, put it on the fire.
- Add ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder.
- Add ¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper.
- Add a cinnamon stick.
- Remove the seeds from the pod of the cardamom, grind them and add to milk.
- Add ½ teaspoon of coconut oil extra virgin.
- Bring this mixture to a boil and let it simmer for a few minutes on low heat.
- The mixture drain.
- Sweeten it with a small amount of honey.
Spicy milk with turmeric ready. You need to drink it warm for an hour before sleep.+
This drink is called “Golden milk” — and not only for its color but also for the amazing healing properties. Using the drink should be careful, as turmeric has a strong effect on the body. And of course, don’t forget to consult with your doctor.