Turmeric is a yellow, culinary spice widely used in South Asia. The health benefits of turmeric care derived from curcumin, the substance in turmeric which also provides its yellow color. Curcumin has a very powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The medical ingredients present create amy turmeric health benefits.
Aids metabolism and weight management anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antioxidant,anti-arthritic, blood purifier, improves digestion, prevents gas and bloating, lower cholesterol, is an excellent skin toner.
When you are cooking with turmeric is good idea to mix it with some black pepper oil and then stir in 1/4 teaspoon of ground pepper. A basic curry powder can be made in 8 parts ground coriander, 4 parts ground cumin and 1 part each of turmeric and cayenne or paprika. You can decrease the canyon and paprika instead if you don’t want it spicy and tore this in glass container in your pantry for up to 6 months.
1 cup of water to a boil
stir in a 1/4 teasponn of ground turmeric
simmer for 10 minutes and strain before drinking.
you can stir in honey, fresh lemon juice to add flavor.
Blend it into a smoothie or juice it. You can add a pinch or two of ground turmeric or on to two inches of raw free thumeraic to a flavorful smoothie.
4 cups dark leafy greens, spinach works well
1 cucumber, diced
1/2 cup water
1 lime, juiced
4 carrots, pealed and diced
1 apple, cored and diced
1 cup of strawberris
1 cup ice (optional)
This ancient Ayurvedic recipe that can be made a number of ways. it is essentially just a turmeric paste mixed with warm mil and oil or ghee. You can use any kind of milk for the recipe (dairy, goat, almond, oat, soy). To make the paste simply bring 1/2 cup filtered water to a low simmer and then mix in 1/4 cup of ground turmeric stirring constantly until it makes a thick paste (this can take 5-10 minutes) adding more water as needed. To make the golden thick paste this can take 5-10 minutes adding more water as needed.To make the golden milk mix medium-low heat for about 5 minutes. Stir in about 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil or ghee before drinking (you can also add other spices like cinnamon, ginger, black pepper and honey).