Turmeric is one of the main ingredients of a drink known as Golden Milk. This healthy drink can be consumed before going to bed.
Turmeric is rich in curcumin, polyphenol and it has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Turmeric can also strengthen the immune system, contain cholesterol levels, stimulate the digestive health.
It detoxifies liver, regulates the metabolism and controls the weight, reduces high blood pressure, stimulates the brain and memory and has many other health benefits.
The recipe and the preparation if Golden milk consist of two phases. First, you have to make a curcumin paste and then the Golden milk.
The following ingredients are needed for the curcumin paste:
- ¼ cup of curcumin powder
- ½ teaspoon of black pepper
- ½ cup of filtered water
Take a small cooking pot, put all the ingredients into it and mix them well. Put the pot on the stove and turn the heat to medium. It should be stirred without a pause until the mixture becomes a thick paste. Leave it to cool and put it into a small jar. Keep it in the fridge.
The following ingredients are needed for the preparation of Golden milk:
- 1 tablespoon of almond milk (hemp, coconut milk or organic milk can be used as an alternative)
- 1 teaspoon of coconut oil
- ¼ teaspoon or more of the turmeric paste
All ingredients, except the honey, should be put into a cooking pot. Put the pot on the stove and turn the heat to medium. Stir it continually and remove it before it start to boil. Add some honey to it to enhance the taste.