The drink that we are going to show you today, has the ability to calm your mind and body. It has a similar effect as the honey-and-milk mixture that you used to drink before bedtime when you were a little kid.
It consists of turmeric, ginger, coconut milk and black pepper, and because of that, it is called golden milk. It can help you remove anxiety, stress and it can improve the quality of your sleep. It can also detoxify your body.
Benefits of this milk
Turmeric is the main ingredient in this recipe. It is one of the healthiest spices in the world and it contains tons of medicinal properties. It has been used since ancient times, for the treatment of many ailments and health conditions.
It contains an active ingredient called curcumin, which contains more than 200 health benefits. What is more, it can eliminate inflammation, which is one of the main causes for many health conditions like stroke, neuropathy, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, migraine, obesity, thyroid problems and even cancer.
Experts say that curcumin prevents inflammation and reduces pain and swelling.
Curcumin also offers the following health benefits:
- Acts against microbes and bacteria
- Hinders tumors
- Kills cancerous cells
- Regulates the blood sugar
- Keeps the levels of cholesterol in check
- Prevents diabetes
- Improves the condition of the heart
- Accelerates the healing process of wounds and cuts
- Boosts our immunity
- Soothes our nerves
- Improves the cognitive performance
- Detoxifies the liver
Turmeric is very easy to find at the markets, and it has a reasonable price. It has a mild aroma, and it can be added to each meal.
Coconut milk benefits
Coconuts contain healthy fatty acids that will give our bodies energy, protect the heart, regulate the levels of glucose in the blood, and stimulate the process of weight loss. It is also packed with vitamins B, C, and E, minerals like iron, phosphorous, magnesium and potassium and antioxidants. This milk will also improve the ability of the body to absorb nutrients.
Ginger has the ability to prevent cancer, soothe the digestive system, remove pain, destroy microbes, remove nausea, regulate the function of insulin, regulate hypertension and improve the circulation of the blood. It also works against respiratory problems.
- Two cups of coconut milk
- One teaspoon of turmeric
- One ginger
- Quarter teaspoon of black pepper
How to prepare it:
You need to put all the ingredients except the honey, in a pan and then mix them together. Then, put the pan on the stove and cook them until the mixture reaches its boiling point. Then remove the pan from the heat and leave it for 5 minutes. This time will be enough to blend the flavors of the ingredient together. Then add the honey and mix one last time.
It is important to drink this drink immediately after you wake up, before your breakfast. If you want to enhance the flavor, you can add cinnamon.