The golden milk is a drink based on turmeric which is loaded in curcumin, an active component from the group of polyphenols that is able to supply the body with over 150 therapeutic benefits, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. This drink is among the most effective and nutritious drinks which is important for the overall health of human`s organism.
Turmeric is also able to provide the following benefits: it can cleanse the liver, boost the immunity, improve the brain function and the memory, normalize blood pressure, lower cholesterol and triglycerides, reduce neurological disorders, improve the digestive system, relieve skin conditions, balance the metabolism and the weight, has antimicrobials and analgetic properties, and so on.
As a result of the active ingredient of black pepper, turmeric in combination with black pepper is highly effective for providing a regular absorption of turmeric in the body. When added in the turmeric, black pepper is able to increase the bio availability of the curcumin by 1000 times.
In addition, we present to you the recipe for golden milk.
Step 1: turmeric paste
- 1/4 cup of turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp of milled pepper
- 1/2 cup of filtered water
Put the ingredients in a pot to boil on medium heat. Stir constantly until you get a thick homogenous mixture. Don’t stop stirring while the mixture is on heat because it may stick to the pot. When done, let the paste cool down and store it in the refrigerator.
Step 2: Golden milk
- 1 cup of almond milk
- 1 tbsp of coconut oil
- 1 tbsp of honey
- 1/4 tsp of turmeric paste
Put all the ingredients, except the honey, in a pot and cook on medium heat. Stir constantly until you get a homogenous mixture. When done, pour the solution in a bowl, add the honey for sweetness and enjoy your beverage. The results will be visible very soon.