Golden Turmeric Milk
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a culinary spice with many medicinal properties. It is a relative to the ginger plant. Widely used in many Asian cuisines for flavor, it is used medicinally in Ayurveda. Turmeric is one of the most researched herbs highlighting its numerous benefits.
- Supports immune function
- Supports liver function and detoxification
- Supports digestion
- Improves gut inflammation and gut permeability
- Supports every system of the body
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp ginger powder
- 1/2tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp cardamom
- Pinch of salt
- 1/4 cup turmeric powder
- 1 1/2 cups filtered water
- 1/4 cup coconut oil or ghee
- 2-3 tbs raw honey or maple syrup (optional)
- Combine pepper, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
- Combine turmeric and 1 1/2 cups of water in a small pot, stirring constantly with a whisk. Bring mixture to a very gentle simmer stirring constantly.
- Add mixed spices and continue to cook on low, stirring for 3 – 5 minutes, or until paste is thick and smooth.
- Turn off heat and add coconut oil or ghee. Continue to stir until completely smooth.
- Add optional sweetener, and thoroughly mix it while mixture cools.
- Transfer to clean glass jar. Mixture will thicken as it cools. Place lid on jar after mixture has completely cooled. Store in the fridge for 2-3 weeks. Use a clean spoon each time.