We would like to share a beverage recipe to remind you on your childhood bedtime routine. This drink has a calming and soothing effect on your body and it is simultaneously packed with a myriad of healthy substances.
This drink is called “Golden milk” and it is made of turmeric spice, coconut milk, ginger and black pepper. Raw honey can be added to it to it for more sweetness and additional health benefits.
This mixture is so delicious, aromatic and warming potion and it can wipe out any traces of anxiety and stress accumulated during the day with its calming effect, enabling you to fall soundly asleep.
But this amazing drink has a lot of benefits. Do you believe that while you are resting, the magical substances from the drink will continue to detoxify, restore and replenish each system of your body. If you incorporate it into your daily routine, you will definitely reap the amazing benefits over time.
Do you know why we recommend this drink in particular? Let’s see.
WHAT WILL YOU GAIN FROM DRINKING GOLDEN MILK?
Turmeric is one of the main ingredients in this mixture. It is one spice that should be the staple product in every person’s kitchen.
This golden plant seems to be more valuable than gold when it comes to the number of medicinal activities it offers. It is also probably one of the most studied plants in the world.
The interesting fact is there are more than 8 000 evidence-based studies have only confirmed what the ancient civilizations discovered centuries ago: turmeric has valuable properties that cover almost all disease that a person might have.
Its main bioactive compound, curcumin, possesses more than 150 medicinal properties. Turmeric is the most powerful anti-inflammatory natural agents. Inflammation is at the basis of numerous chronic illnesses, like rheumatoid arthritis, peripheral neuropathy, stroke, diabetes, migraines, thyroid disturbances, obesity, and even cancer.
One research has discovered that curcumin is able to hinder inflammatory passages and efficiently counteract the release of a protein that activates swelling and pain.
WHAT DO WE GAIN FROM COCONUT MILK?
Coconut milk splashes our system with precious antioxidants, vitamins C, E, and B, and minerals magnesium, potassium, iron and phosphorus.
Coconut milk can boost our immune system, protect us from colds, flu and other bacterial infections, support the health of our bones and teeth, and calm our nervous system.
Coconut milk also promotes the absorption of nutrients in our body, including the fat-soluble turmeric in this drink.
WHAT ABOUT GINGER ?
Ginger can destroy microbes, prevent cancer, alleviate pains, calm the digestive system and relieve nausea, promote circulation, reduce high blood pressure, and regulate insulin secretion, among others.Its power in curing respiratory illnesses is unmatched.
- 2 cups Coconut Milk (or another type of milk according to your preference)
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric
- 1 small piece of sliced Ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper (this spice is added to significantly improve the intake of turmeric)
raw honey to sweeten, optionally*Note: If you suffer from intestinal ulcers, colitis and other intestinal problems, it is advisable to omit black pepper.
Mix all the ingredients in a saucepan, except honey. You need to cook them over medium heat until bubbles appear on the surface. Reduce the heat to the minimum and allow the flavors to blend for around 5 minutes. Then remove the ginger, add the honey and stir the mixture.
If you drink this mixture in the morning you can also add cinnamon to give you an additional boost and sharpen your senses.