WELLNESS & FITNESS

Turmeric Golden Milk: An Ancient Recipe That Can Help Boost Your Immune Health

Date July 5, 2019

Tumeric, almond milk, and coconut oil have become extremely trendy in the last decade. So why did it take us so much time to combine these three health-granting ingredients into one amazing superfood? Say hello to golden liquid - turmeric milk!

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Commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric milk is made from a spice obtained from ginger-like Curcuma longa - an Indian tropical herb. When the spice is combined with coconut oil and almond milk, you get an incredibly delicious and beneficial drink.

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Black pepper is sometimes also added to the recipe, as it increases the bioavailability (the ability of your body to absorb) of the turmeric spice.

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This "golden milk" is well known as an antioxidant, a cancer prevention treat, and even an anti-inflammatory drink. Consequently, it's worth being included in your diet!

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In fact, golden milk has over 150 therapeutic effects. Let's learn about the most prominent ones.

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Improves reproductivity

Turmeric acts in the same way as a mild phytoestrogen. In particular, it:

  • promotes your reproductive health;
  • increases fertility by normalizing hormone levels;
  • makes periods less painful;
  • relieves post-menopausal symptoms.

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Boosts health

After discovering the health benefits of turmeric, one study concluded it's almost too good to be true. In particular, turmeric is an effective anti-inflammatory spice that can bring a wide range of medical benefits.

For instance, one study suggests that turmeric can deal with head and neck cancer, reducing the levels of carcinogenic compounds, also known as heterocyclic amines (HCAs), up to 40 percent. In addition, turmeric can even help to prevent Alzheimer's, or improve memory functioning in patients dealing with the disease.

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Builds immunity

Believe it or not, by drinking golden milk regularly you can effectively protect yourself from several diseases. It's especially good in the cold and flu season. If you're inclined to pick up infections, why not develop a habit of drinking a cup of golden liquid on an empty stomach before breakfast or at night?

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Relieves digestive problems

Most digestive problems may also become of a thing of the past thanks to this miraculous drink. Turmeric relieves bloating, increases the flow of bile and helps with indigestion in an exceedingly effective way. What's more, turmeric serves as a metabolism-boosting treat that can help you on your journey to losing weight.

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Reduces pain

If you have regular headaches, a cup of warm golden milk can reduce them, no matter what the cause is. Turmeric also relieves arthritis pain, as it contains more than 2 dozen anti-inflammatory elements.

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Helps to doze off

If tossing and turning every single night is your regular routine, have a cup of warm golden milk at bedtime. This drink contains amino acid tryptophan, which increases the levels of serotonin in the brain and helps you to deal with insomnia. A cup of golden milk at night can promote sleepiness and relaxation, as it calms your mind. So, if you have sleeping problems, let this magical turmeric drink solve them.

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Now that you know all the benefits of golden milk, it's prime time to drink it! Develop the habit of having a cup of golden drink a day and watch as your mood stabilizes, your nerves calm down, your pains go away.

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