A rich history in Ayurvedic medicine, tumeric it is one of the most revered roots.
Tumeric is an incredibly powerful anti-inflammatory & anti-oxidant herb. Tumeric has been shown to detoxify the liver, assist in the removal of mucus, lower cholesterol, help to manage weight, treat IBS, provide iron, and and is a wonderful herbal remedy for the treatment of stiff, sore, arthritic, or inflamed joints. Studies suggest it could be useful in preventing cancers, heart disease, type 2 diabetes. It is also a digestive tonic, antiseptic, antiparasitic, astringent, pain reliever, blood purifier, wound healer, kidney-stone dissolver, eczema treatment, and more.
Golden Milk Tea is made from tumeric, and is a nice sweet treat in the evening, or some may find this a preferred coffee substitute. Putting oil in tea may seem strange at first, but the result is delicious, and please remember – fats do not make you fat (unless you are still eating lots of wheat and simple carbs). Read this article to learn more about the importance of healthy fats. Substitute water for milk if you prefer a lighter variation, or add a little water at the end.
If you know anyone suffering from Alzheimers – the coconut oil version is a MUST, as research shows that coconut oil can have preventative effects for Alzheimers symptoms (and can even reverse some). Read article from Natural News. Coconut oil is also a natural antiviral and antibacterial, so it is helpful in detoxing and cleansing.
Note: Start with 1 teaspoon of the oil, and gradually work your way up to 1 Tbsp.
Golden Milk Tea
You may double or triple this recipe and store extra in the refrigerator. You may also make a bigger batch of tumeric paste and store in refrigerator for later use.
As with all herbs and supplements, please consult your doctor if you are on medication before taking this tea. Herbs can very powerful and may interfere with and interact with medications!
Contraindications: Turmeric should not be used by people with gallstones or bile obstruction. Though turmeric is often used by pregnant women, it is important to consult with a doctor before doing so as turmeric can be a uterine stimulant.
Article written by Nutritionist Sara Vance, author of the book The Perfect Metabolism Plan A regular guest on Fox 5 San Diego, you can see many of Sara’s segments on her media page. She also offers corporate nutrition, school programs, consultations, and affordable online eCourses. Download her free 40+ page Metabolism Jumpstart eBook here.
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[…] rich history in Ayurvedic medicine. Turmeric is found in many curries, soups, and you can also make golden milk tea. Shown to detoxify the liver, assist in the removal of mucus, lower cholesterol, help to manage […]
[…] history in Ayurvedic medicine. Turmeric is found in many curries, soups, and you can also make golden milk tea. Shown to detoxify the liver, assist in the removal of mucus, lower cholesterol, help to manage […]
I love this. This is a perfect recipe! Thanks
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