Learn how to use Turmeric daily
Turmeric is ubiquitous – the powerful root is an ancient superfood which is finally become more popular in the public eye.
The main health benefits of turmeric can be credited to curcumin, which is the main component of turmeric, and is known to be one of nature’s best anti-inflammatory substances.
Not only can curcumin provide relief for many disorders and skin issues, but it is highly effective as a means of prevention from disease and infection. The top benefits of taking curcumin daily are: restful sleep, clear skin, relief of muscle pain, improved digestion, calming of the nervous system and many more.
We have collected some simple ways to include turmeric in your daily diet.
Incorporating turmeric root into your daily routine is straightforward and easy. You can store the root in your freezer and grate it over basically any food item you want.
Is the taste of raw and powdered turmeric too much for you? Here are vegetarian capsules from Aurospirul containing 400mg of turmeric powder, along with a little pepper for better absorption. They can be taken daily for reducing inflammation throughout the body as well as other health related issues.
This magical potion has been used in ayurvedic medicine for centuries. It is a combination of turmeric, ginger and pepper which provides a fast relief from inflammation as well as bloating, and leaves one feeling centered and calm.
- 2 cups of almond or nut milk
- 1 tsp curcumin
- 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
- a pinch of black pepper
- honey or maple syrup to taste
Combine all ingredients together, warm it if you want. Sweeten with honey or maple syrup to taste.
This traditional Indonesian herbal drink is known for its benefits to inner and outer health. It is a simple recipe which includes turmeric and ginger root, honey and sometimes tamarind. It can be made in advance and stored throughout the day.
This is the recipe.
- ½ cup washed turmeric root, roughly chopped
- 1-inch piece of ginger root, roughly chopped
- 4 cups filtered water
- 2 Tbsp raw honey
- juice of 1 lime
In a blender, combine the turmeric, ginger, and ½ cup of water. Mix on high speed until the contents resemble a fine puree. Pour the puree into a pot and add the remaining water and honey. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to continue cooking at a gentle simmer for 20 minutes. Turn off heat and add lemon. Using a straining sheet, strain the mixture into a container and keep in the refrigerator for future use. Enjoy warm or cold!