Turmeric & milk are known to have natural antibiotic properties, hence, including these two ingredients in your everyday diet can prevent various diseases and infections.
Turmeric commonly termed as "golden spice of life" known in Yoruba land as "ata-ile pupa", this rhizome on its own is embedded with of various medicinal properties but also when mixed with milk, as the basis of this context, it can be very beneficial for quite a number of health problems in combating harmful environmental toxins and microorganisms.
Steps On How To Prepare Turmeric Milk:
#1.Take 1 inch piece fresh turmeric root (in the absence of fresh turmeric, then use 1 level tsp turmeric powder);
#2. Get 150 mls or 1 glass of milk;
#3. Boil the turmeric and milk together for 15 minutes;
#4. Strain the boiled content (remove fresh turmeric piece out);
#5. Cool it and drink this as milk.
Health Benefits of Turmeric Milk Drink
#1. Effective Against Respiratory Illness
Turmeric milk drink is an anti-microbial which attacks bacterial infection and is useful in treating illnesses related to respiratory system, since the spice heats up your body and provides quick relief from lung congestion and sinuses.
It is also an effective remedy to cure asthma and bronchitis.
#2. Effective Against Anti-inflammatory Cases
Turmeric milk drink is anti-inflammatory agent that can prevent and protect arthritis and stomach ulcers. It is for this reason also termed as ‘natural aspirin’ that can cure headaches, swelling and pain.
#3. Cough & Cold Remedy
Turmeric milk drink is considered as a best remedy for cold and cough due to its antiviral and antibacterial properties.
#4. Treatment of Arthritis
Turmeric milk drink is used to cure arthritis and treat swelling due to rheumatoid arthritis.
It also helps to make the joints and muscles flexible by reducing the pain.
#5. Excellent Blood Purifier
Turmeric milk drink is considered as an excellent blood purifier and cleanser. It can revitalize and boost blood circulation in the body.
It is also a blood thinner that cleanses the lymphatic system and blood vessels from all impurities.
#6. Relieve For Aches & Pains
Turmeric golden milk gives best relief from aches and pains. This can also strengthen the spine and joints in the body.
#7. Powerful Antioxidant
Turmeric milk is excellent source of antioxidants, which fights free radicals. This can cure many ailments.
#8. Liver Detoxifier
Turmeric milk is a natural liver detoxifier and blood purifier that boosts liver function. It supports the liver and cleanses the lymphatic system.
#9. Remedy For Insomnia
One of the most known functions of turmeric is it's powerful effectiveness against sleepless (insomnia), added with milk, warm turmeric milk produces an amino acid, tryptophan ; that induces peaceful and blissful sleep.
#10. Promotes Healthy Bones
As it is known to be effective in treating arthritis, turmeric milk helps lower bone loss and osteoporosis, as it is also a good source of calcium which is a must to keep the bones healthy and strong.
#11. Menstrual Cramps Effective
The positive impact of the golden spice, turmeric in addressing issues of menstrual cramps cannot be overemphasized, as turmeric milk also works wonder as it is antispasmodic that eases menstrual cramps and pain.
N.B: Pregnant women should take golden turmeric milk for easy delivery, post partum recovery, improved lactation and faster contraction of ovaries.
#12. Treating Rash & Skin Redness
History has it that ancient queens took turmeric milk baths for soft, supple and glowing skin.
Similarly, you can also drink turmeric milk for glowing skin.
Use: Soak turmeric milk in a cotton ball; apply on the affected area for 15 minutes to reduce skin redness and blotchy patches.
This will make the skin more radiant and glowing than before.
#13. Turmeric Milk & Eczema
Drink a glass of turmeric milk everyday to treat eczema. The result will amaze you
(in the absence of milk, warm water can be substituted)
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