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Want a Healthy Sweet Drink? Check Out This Medicinal Turmeric Tea Recipe!
Are you looking for a sweet treat occasionally but don’t want something loaded with sugar? This is the answer for you! It smells delicious and can help improve your immune system while you sleep. And who can deny that the benefits of turmeric are endless?
In case you don’t know, or if you need a brush up on the health benefits of turmeric, take a quick look at the wonderful ways turmeric can help you.
- In studies done with mice, turmeric stopped breast cancer from spreading
- Could prevent melanoma and cause the death of existing melanoma cells
- Naturally antiseptic and antibacterial
- Could prevent metastases from occurring in many different types of cancer
- Natural painkiller
- Natural liver detoxifier
- Reduces the risk of childhood leukemia
- May prevent and/or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease
- Strong anti-inflammatory agent
- Used in Chinese medicine for depression
- Aids the body in the metabolism of fat
- In studies done with mice , it slowed the progression of MS
- Studies show it can be helpful in the fight against pancreatic cancer
- Stops the growth of new blood vessels in tumors
- Speeds the healing of wounds
- Helps with inflammatory skin issues such as psoriasis
Many health professionals see low grade inflammation as the underlying issue with nearly every illness known to man, so you can’t go wrong when making up some nice turmeric tea any time of the year.
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Drinking turmeric tea, sometimes called Golden Milk, is a terrific way to get all the benefits of turmeric easily. Although the University of Maryland Medical Center says that turmeric is safe to consume when pregnant and while nursing, you should still consult your doctor if you are pregnant, are trying to become pregnant, or if you are nursing.
There are several recipes for turmeric tea and one of them is bound to suit your taste buds.
Turmeric Ginger Tea
- ½ Teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1 Teaspoon grated organic ginger
- 1 Teaspoon rice malt syrup ( or raw organic honey)
- 1 Tablespoon organic lemon juice
- 2 Cups purified water
Add all ingredients, except the lemon juice, in a small pot and use a medium flame to heat. Allow this mixture to simmer for about 5 or 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the lemon juice. Strain through a sieve and pour into two cups. Serve warm.
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Golden Turmeric Tea
- 1 Can of coconut milk
- 1 Cup of water
- 1 Teaspoon raw, organic honey
- 1 Teaspoon turmeric
- 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
- Pinch of black pepper
- Very small piece of fresh, organic peeled ginger root
- Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
Place all ingredients in a high speed blender or food processor until well mixed and smooth. Pour into a small sauce pan and heat on the stove, under medium flame, for about 5 minutes. You want this to be hot, but not boiling. Allow to cool a bit, and then drink warm.
Liquid Gold Turmeric Tea
- 1 Cup coconut milk
- 1 Cup water
- 1 Tablespoon raw, organic honey
- 1 Teaspoon grated turmeric root
- 1 Tablespoon ghee or raw, unsalted butter.
Pour the water and coconut milk into a sauce pan and warm gently for about 2 minutes. Add the turmeric, honey, and butter. Mix well and allow to heat thoroughly but don’t boil it. Pour into two cups and enjoy while still very warm.