The beverage we are about to show you in today’s article is going to soothe and calm your body and mind, similar to the milk-and-honey drink you have drunk before going to sleep when you were a little.
It consists of coconut milk, turmeric, ginger, and black pepper and because of that, it’s often called golden milk. It can remove the stress and anxiety and improve your sleep quality. At the same time, it can detox your body. If you want to find out more reasons why you should drink this beverage, keep on reading the text below.
BENEFITS OF GOLDEN MILK
The main ingredient in this drink is the turmeric. It’s the most medicinal and the healthiest spice in the whole world. Turmeric was used in the ancient times (8000 years ago) for treatment of every health problem.
Its main active ingredient, Curcuma, contains more than 200 health benefits. Moreover, it eliminates inflammation which is the main cause for almost every health issue, including neuropathy, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, obesity, migraine, cancer, and thyroid problems.
According to experts, Curcuma prevents inflammation and reduce swelling and pain.
- Acts against bacteria and microbes
- Hinder tumors
- Kills cancer cells
- Regulates blood sugar
- Prevents diabetes
- Levels cholesterol levels
- Improves the heart health
- Accelerate the healing process of wounds
- Boosts immunity
- Soothes nerves
- Improves cognition
- Detoxifies liver
Turmeric is easy to find in the markets at a reasonable price. Thanks to its mild aroma, it can be added to each meal.
COCONUT MILK BENEFITS
It contains healthy fatty acids that provide you with energy, stimulate weight loss process, protect the heart, and regulate glucose in the blood. It’s rich in vitamins C, E, and B, antioxidants, minerals such as magnesium, potassium, iron, and phosphorus. Coconut milk improves the nutrient absorption inside the body, too.
The ginger destroys microbes, prevent cancer, remove pain, soothe the digestive system, improve blood circulation, remove nausea, regulate the insulin function, and regulate hypertension. It’s the best for respiratory problems as well.
GOLDEN MILK TURMERIC RECIPE:
Ingredients you need:
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- 1 Tsp. of turmeric
- 1 ginger
- ¼ Tsp. of black pepper
Put all of the ingredients (except honey) in a pan and mix them. Put them on the heat and cook them until the bubbles start to show. Then, remove from the heat and let the flavors blend all together for about 5 minutes. Then, take out the ginger and add the honey. Mix one again.
Drink it immediately after you wake up. You can add cinnamon if you want to boost its aroma.