Have you ever tried golden milk?
This is a very delicious drink that is a combination of coconut milk and turmeric. It has been used in different cultures worldwide since ancient times as a natural remedy for treating many health problems and diseases. The great powers of turmeric give this amazing mixture its healing properties.
Golden milk originates from India where was first made by warming milk with spices such as turmeric, ginger, and cinnamon. The milk can be plant-based or cow’s milk. Regardless of the type of milk, this drink is an excellent immunity booster.
Turmeric is its main ingredient. This spice is yellow and is especially popular and used in Asian cuisine. Turmeric makes the curry yellow. It contains strong antioxidant properties due to its active ingredient called curcumin. For centuries it has been part of Ayurvedic medicine where it was used to treat many diseases. This spice has more than 150 medicinal properties that make it to be one of the most powerful natural substances. It reduces inflammation, improves the immune system function, and fights a lot of diseases and conditions.
Coconut milk, on the other hand, is abundant in medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) that boost muscle growth, support excess weight loss, and fight inflammation successfully. It is rich in electrolytes and healthy fats that improve digestion and gut health.
Golden milk offers diverse health benefits such as:
- Better memory
- Relieved arthritis pain
- Reduced inflammation
- Lower bad cholesterol
- Normal blood pressure
- Improved brain disorders
- Accelerated learning
- Prevention from free-radical damage
- Over 160 individual physiological functions activated
How to prepare golden milk?
Ingredients you will need:
- 1/8 tablespoon of turmeric
- 1 cup of coconut milk
- A little bit of black pepper
- 1 cup of water
- Organic honey
Put all of these ingredients in a pan, stir them and simmer covered for 10 minutes. When the drink is ready, sweeten it with honey and drink it three times a day.