You surely remember that you had a glass of warm milk before going to sleep when you were a child, and it helped you sleep like a baby!
We will reveal the recipe of a similar drink which will soothe and calm your body and mind before going to sleep, and it will provide numerous nutrients.
The mixture of turmeric, ginger, black pepper, and coconut milk, or also known as “golden milk”, is extremely tasty, aromatic and healthy potion. You can sweeten it with some raw honey.
It will treat stress and anxiety and help you quickly fall asleep. Yet, this is not the end of its miraculous effects: as it will act during the night and cleanse your system of toxins and dangerous chemicals, and restore the balance and health.
Therefore, the daily consumption of this drink provides innumerate health benefits.
First of all, turmeric is an incredibly effective natural spice which has been used for millennia due to its extraordinary health benefits. Due to its medicinal properties, it is probably the most studied plant on the planet.
Over 8 000 evidence-based studies have provided evidence which confirmed what the ancient civilizations discovered centuries ago: it is effective in the treatment of almost all health issues.
The main bioactive compound of turmeric, curcumin, has more than 150 medicinal properties and has potent anti-inflammatory properties. It effectively hinders the inflammatory passages and counteracts the release of a protein that activates swelling and pain.
Inflammation leads to numerous chronic illnesses, like stroke, obesity, cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, peripheral neuropathy, migraines, and thyroid disturbances.
Studies have confirmed that curcumin can:
- Promotes heart health
- Promotes the healing of wounds
- Strengthens the immune system
- Soothes the nervous system and promotes cognitive capacities
- Regulates blood sugar levels and prevents diabetes
- Regulates cholesterol levels
- Fights bacteria and microbes
- Destroys cancer cells and prevent the formation of tumors
Turmeric can be added to any meal, and it is affordable, inexpensive, and delicious!
On the other hand, ginger is an incredibly healthy spice as well, as it effectively prevents cancer, regulates the high blood pressure, helps digestion, regulates the secretion of insulin, destroys microbes, relieves pains and nausea, and promotes circulation.
Its power in curing respiratory illnesses is unmatched.
Additionally, the coconut milk contains medium-chain fatty acids which are extremely healthy, regulate blood sugar levels, protect the heart, promotes weight loss, and provide body and brain energy.
Also, this milk is high in vitamins E, C, B, antioxidants, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium. It prevents colds and flu, strengthens the immune system, fights bacterial infections, promotes teeth and bone health, and soothes the nervous system. It also helps the absorption of nutrients in the body.
Golden Milk Recipe:
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- A small piece of fresh ginger root, peeled and minced
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- Pinch of black pepper
- 1 teaspoon honey(optional)
- 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon (for aroma and taste, optional)
The method of preparation is extremely easy, as you just need to blend the ingredients, and heat them in a pan for 5 minutes, but it should not boil.
Note that you can substitute coconut milk with any other type of milk, but dairy is not advisable, as it often leads to food intolerances and may lead to various symptoms, like acne, irritable bowel syndrome, allergic reaction to dairy, hives, eczema, or breathing problems.
You should drink the golden milk either on an empty stomach in the morning, or before going to sleep, and you will effectively detox your body, prevent inflammation, accelerate healing, and promote overall health!