Have you heard of ‘golden milk’ and its various health benefits? This delicious beverage unites the beneficial properties of turmeric, coconut milk, ginger, and black pepper, and effectively reduces anxiety, stress, and promotes better sleep.
‘Golden milk’ star ingredient is turmeric, which is known to be one of the healthiest spices on Earth and has been practised in traditional medicine for over 8,000 years. The active ingredient Curcumin contributes most of its medicinal characteristics, since it relieves pain and fights inflammation, and thus treats diabetes, migraine, cancer, stroke, neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, obesity, and thyroid problems.
Furthermore, curcumin kills bacteria and microbes, improves blood sugar levels, reduces cholesterol, stimulates the immune system, and calms the nerves. Also, it promotes heart health, detoxifies the liver, encourages the healing of wounds, and enhances cognition.
Also, coconut milk energises our body, controls blood glucose, promotes heart health, and helps weight loss. It is packed full of vitamins C, E, and B, antioxidants, and other minerals like magnesium, potassium, iron, and phosphorus.
Ginger eases the pain, controls the insulin function and hypertension, improves digestion, kills microbes, and boosts blood circulation.
So, here is how to prepare this fantastic natural drink:
What you need:
One tablespoon of turmeric
2 cups of coconut milk
¼ tablespoon of black pepper
How to prepare it:
Combine all the ingredients in a pan, leaving honey at the end, and heat the mix until it starts bubbling. Next, switch off the heat and leave it aside for 5 minutes, Strain the ginger and sweeten the honey. Mix well.
Drink the golden milk right away.
According to Nature’s Path, turmeric milk “has been used in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries, but has recently taken the spotlight in the Western world.
A warm, healing beverage also known as turmeric tea, golden milk has natural anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-arthritic, and anti-cancer benefits, among others.”
These are some of the various health benefits of ‘Golden Milk’:
“ Increases memory and speeds learning
Decreases free-radical damage and oxidative stress
Eases arthritis pain and inflammation
Improves blood pressure and reduces LDL cholesterol
Blocks or inhibits colon, breast, and pancreatic cancers
Slows the progress of the neurodegenerative disease
Controls over 160 individual physiological functions.”
Rather impressive, right?
Delicious and packed with health benefits, golden milk is a warm soothing drink that everyone should learn to make. If you’re looking to reduce inflammation, reduce arthritis pain, ease digestive upset, or speed healing, warm turmeric tea is the way to go!
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