Turmeric milk has been used for centuries back in time. It is a great natural remedy for improving the overall health and boosting the immune response. If you want to stay sturdy and protect yourself against many diseases, including the very dangerous types of diseases, alternative medicine recommends consuming golden milk.
This is an ancient Indian drink which ensures good health and longevity, and even has the ability to kill carcinogenic cells.
The so-called golden milk is made from the turmeric herb and milk. This combination has long been used as a cure for various diseases. The turmeric herb that is often called the ‘queen of spices’ is recognizable by its very specific pungent odor, sharp taste and golden yellowish color.
Studies have shown that turmeric acts as an antioxidant, destroys bacteria, viruses, fungi, exhibits anti-inflammatory properties. It contains a multitude of nutrients including: protein, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, sodium, copper, iron, zinc, magnesium and vitamin B3.
Now, let’s see how you can improve your health by simply combining this spice with plain milk.
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Benefits of turmeric
Turmeric golden paste eases the symptoms of arthritis – Since it has anti-inflammatory effects, golden paste is an excellent remedy for rheumatism and osteoarthritis. The turmeric herb destroys free radicals that damage cells and cause development of cancer. It was confirmed that people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis who regularly drink milk with turmeric have relieved inflammation and joint pain.
Turmeric golden paste boosts immunity
Turmeric stimulates the immune system due to lipopolysaccharide it contains. This substance has antiviral and antibacterial virtues, so it reduces the risk of flu, colds and fever. The next time you get sick, pour a little turmeric in a cup of warm milk and drink it.
Turmeric golden paste helps with diabetes
Golden milk reduces the level of insulin, and, when taken with drugs against diabetes, it improves their absorption and blood glucose levels. It also reduces insulin resistance, which, in turn, significantly reduces the risk of developing diabetes type 2. Yet, it is best to consult your doctor about this combination prior to taking it on your own.
Turmeric golden paste strengthens bones
It is an appreciated remedy for strengthening bones. In India, you can always see older people, who have had a fracture of the bone, mixing milk with turmeric in order to recover faster and generally strengthen their skeletal structure.
Turmeric golden paste treats diarrhea
The turmeric herb also helps with diarrhea. In case of such intense gastrointestinal upset, do not mix it with milk since milk contains a lot of fat, which can boost diarrhea. In Germany, this plant is already approved as a remedy for indigestion and diarrhea.
Turmeric golden paste fights cancer
If you have cancer of the prostate, golden paste and milk is the right drink for you. Golden paste helps prevent prostate cancer and stops the invasive spread of cancer cells if the cancer has already developed. It is also believed that it destroys certain types of cancer cells. In fact, researchers believe that this plant is an excellent protection against radiation-induced tumors.
Turmeric golden paste reduces cholesterol
The maintenance of normal blood cholesterol is very important because high cholesterol in the blood vessels can cause many serious medical conditions. Studies have shown that regular use of the golden milk in the diet helps keep cholesterol levels in the normal range. In combination with milk, the effect of turmeric is even stronger, since this ‘reinforcement’ significantly reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood.
Turmeric golden paste heals wounds
Turmeric has antiseptic and antibacterial effects, which means it can be used to disinfect wounds. It actually works wonders when it comes to healing cuts and burns. Drink a cup of milk with turmeric whenever you need to recover your skin from damage. Since it is very beneficial for the skin, it can be used for the treatment of psoriasis as well.
Yes, it also helps with weight loss!
Good news for those who want to lose weight – golden milk can help you maintain an ideal weight. Turmeric encourages bile production by the liver, which is sporadically important in the process of fat decomposition. Obese people should drink at least 1 cup of milk with turmeric daily.
Turmeric helps in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease
The use of the golden milk can help with inflammation of brain cells, which is the main cause of various neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. It supports brain function and keeps the brain ‘top notch’ by removing plaque that forms in the brain over time. Thus, it improves the flow of oxygen in the brain.
Also, one of the best things about the turmeric milk is that it can be easily prepared, so you can have a cup of golden milk made right in your own kitchen any time you want it.
How To Make Turmeric Golden Paste And Golden Milk
The first step – The ‘golden paste’
- ¼ cup of turmeric powder
- ½ tablespoon of ground pepper
- ½ cup of filtered water
Mix all ingredients in a bowl of boiling water of medium strength. After a few minutes’ mixing you should get a thick paste. Allow the mixture to cool, and then store it in a small clean jar in the refrigerator.
The next step – The ‘golden milk’
- ½ teaspoon of turmeric golden paste and raw honey
- 1 cup of almond milk (grass-fed cow milk is a great alternative!)
- 1 tablespoon of organic coconut oil
Combine all ingredients (except the honey) in the pot for cooking. You should only warm the milk and golden paste – do not let it boil! At the end, you can add the honey if desired.
Legends of golden milk say that it also fights against back pain, diseases of the female reproductive organs, sleep disorders, depression, stress, and more.
A daily dose of golden milk should be taken regularly for 3 months to feel its benefits. Start now and…