Have you ever heard of golden milk? It is actually a combination of herbs and spices with coconut milk and coconut oil creating a delicious and health-packed drink you can consume whenever you want. It is considered as a magical drink since it can detoxify the liver and give you many other health benefits.
Golden milk is generally a combination of turmeric powder, coconut oil, coconut milk, black pepper, and ginger root. To add flavor you could also add honey .The most notable and powerful spice turmeric is responsible for the wide variety of health benefits that golden milk offers to its drinkers.
Every single ingredient in this recipe has amazing benefits. Imagine what will you receive if you blend these ingredients together.
Turmeric. Turmeric has been used to treat liver disease in ancient medicine as well as respiratory illnesses, gastrointestinal problems, muscle and joint pain (including arthritis), skin disorders, and to promote healing all over. Anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial, this spice is highly beneficial for chronic disease and autoimmune disease where inflammation is prominent
Preliminary research also shows that turmeric can improve and stabilize blood sugar, detoxify the liver from environmental toxins by neutralizing free radicals, treating food allergies and intolerances, preventing degenerative cognitive illnesses such as Alzheimer’s and dementia, and even treating cancer and depression.
Coconut oil. Coconut oil has a ton of health benefits, including promoting a healthy weight, healthy heart, healthy immune system, digestion, and may help prevent liver and kidney disease. It’s also an effective wound healer, moisturizer, and overall beauty.
Coconut milk. Magnesium, vitamin B, electrolytes, a source of fatty acids that can combat weight gain, helps stabilize blood sugar, and promote joint health.
Black pepper. Helps ease cold symptoms, fights anemia, aids digestion, and combats free radicals. Black pepper will also help your body to absorb the turmeric!
Ginger. Helps digestion, combats nausea, and helps ease cold symptoms. Ginger may even help muscle pain due to its anti-inflammatory properties, help with blood sugar, and ease menstrual pain in addition to other types of pain.
Honey. Promotes healing due to its antibacterial properties, cold relief, can aid with sleep and relaxation, and might even be used to treat allergies!
Method of preparation
If you want to prepare golden milk you will only need the ingredients listed below. You can replace coconut milk with other types of milk but if you can stay away from dairy: you can use almond milk for example.
Golden Milk Recipe:
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- A small piece (about a quarter to a half-inch wide) of fresh ginger root, peeled and minced
- Pinch of black pepper
- Half a teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon honey
Blend all the ingredients and then place it in a saucepan to heat it up . Be careful not to boil it. It’s easy isn’t it. Just do this and start consuming it.
You can drink golden milk in the morning or before going to bed. This will help your body detoxify, it will reduce inflammation and many other health benefits.