Can you recall a childhood where you sleep like a baby and drink a cup of nice warm milk and honey before parents tuck you in bed? This beverage is great before bed and we will share it with you. It is calming and soothing and also healthy at the same time.
It is called golden milk and is a mix of turmeric, coconut milk, black pepper and ginger. Honey can also be added for aroma and taste. This is tasty and aromatic and warming too, but this can remove also anxiety and stress from the day, making you fall asleep well.
There is more, when you rest you can also benefit from this drink and have a detox. If you have this daily, you can get all the benefits with time. Why this drink? Let us see.
Benefits of golden milk
Turmeric is the main item used here. This is the one spice that must be in every kitchen.
This plant is golden and really healthy and medicinal. And is the most studied spice ever. Over 8000 evidence exist there even from ancient times and centuries ago and was said that It can impact almost every health issue.
The main bioactive item is the curcuma with over 150 medicinal benefits. It kills inflammation and inflammation is the main reason for many health problems like peripheral neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, stroke, diabetes, migraine, obesity, thyroid issues, and cancer.
Science studies said curcuma can stop and hinder inflammation and work with proteins that make the pain and swelling.
- Acts against microbes and bacteria
- Kills cancer cells and stops tumors
- Regulates blood sugar and stops diabetes
- Levels cholesterol
- Makes better heart health
- Speeds up wound healing
- Boosts immunity
- Soothes nerves and makes better cognition
- Detoxifies liver
You can find turmeric easily and is cheap too, the aroma is mild and can be added to every meal.
Coconut milk benefits
This has medium chain fat acids and is healthy too. Both these give us fast energy and make faster and better weight loss, regulate glucose in blood and keep the heart safe.
The coconut milk gives us antioxidants, vitamins E, C and B, minerals like potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and iron. Immunity gets boosted and we are safe from colds, flu and bacteria, bones and teeth are healthy too and nerves are soothed.
This milk also aids in nutrient absorption inside the body, with the fat soluble turmeric.
The ginger is an amazing spice and is really medicinal too. It can kill microbes, remove pain, prevent cancer, soothe digestive system and remove nausea too, improve blood flow, regulate hypertension and regulate insulin work too. Also, for respiratory issues this is the best.
Golden milk turmeric recipe:
- 2 cups coconut milk or other milk you like
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1 ginger piece
- ¼ tsp black pepper (to accentuate turmeric)
- Honey for taste
- If you have intestine ulcers, colitis or similar issue, skip the pepper
Mix all items and use a pan for the mixing, save the honey for last. Cook this on medium heat and wait for the bubbles to show. Lower heat to minimal and let flavors blend all together for 5 min. remove ginger and add honey. Mix again.
Drink this when you wake up for more energy and also add cinnamon for more aroma boost and sharp senses.
Healthy food can be tasty right? We advise you to try this simple drink even today and be amazed by the creamy tasty warm beverage.
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