The drink Golden Milk has become very popular in the last few years. It is made with coconut milk, coconut oil and spices. It has numerous health benefits and it is abundant in nutrients.
It can be consumed during the day, but people usually drink it in the morning and in the evening.
Its real name is Haldi ka doodh, meaning turmeric milk. This drink originated from the Ayurveda tribe. Indian people consume this natural remedy to treat inflammation, regulate blood sugar, detoxify the body and for many other health problems.
It is creamy and has amazing taste, besides the variety of health benefits it offers. Here in this article, you can read the instructions how to make it and its use.
Its ingredients are black pepper, turmeric, ginger root, coconut oil and coconut milk. You can also add some honey to improve its sweetness. Turmeric is the most powerful of all the ingredients and it offers various medicinal properties and health benefits.
The traditional preparation is as milk and it is heated, but you can incorporate it in soups, teas, pastes and meals.
To describe all the health benefits that this drink has, we first need to explain all the properties of the used ingredients.
Turmeric, which is the main ingredient, is very powerful in treating arthritis, gastrointestinal properties, respiratory problems, skin problems, liver disease, joint and muscle pain.
It also improves the health, and is very beneficial in treating inflammation caused by autoimmune and chronic diseases, due to its powerful anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties.
It also has the ability to treat cancer, detoxifies the liver from environmental toxins by neutralizing free radicals, treats depression, regulates and ameliorates blood sugar, hinders degenerative cognitive diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s, and treats intolerances and allergies.
Ginger, also offers potent anti-inflammatory properties, and can relieve cold symptoms, improves digestion, nausea, regulates blood sugar and soothes menstrual pain.
Coconut Milk is abundant in fatty acids, electrolytes, magnesium and vitamin B, and due to its content it is powerful in supporting joint pain, hinders weight gain and regulates the blood sugar levels.
Coconut Oil is very beneficial in hindering kidney and liver disease, moisturizes the skin, aids in weight loss, improves digestion, improves immunity and heals wounds.
Black Pepper aids for better turmeric absorption and is beneficial in case of anemia, improves digestion, treats cold symptoms and fights free radicals.
Honey contains potent antibacterial properties and it can aid sleep, relax the body, and relieve allergies and colds.
Because all of the amazing health benefits of its ingredients, turmeric milk is very healthy and efficient natural remedy.
And it is not difficult to make it at home. Here are the instructions:
Recipe for Golden Milk
- A small piece of fresh ginger root, peeled and minced
- Pinch of black pepper
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 2 cups of coconut milk*
- Half a teaspoon of cinnamon (optional)
- 1 teaspoon honey (optional)
*Note: you can choose other kinds of milk, but it is not recommended to add dairy because it can lead to numerous health problems, such as lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, breathing problems, hives, acne, allergies and eczema.
Combine all the ingredients together and add them in a saucepan to heat them for about 5 minutes. The remedy is prepared.
It can be consumed immediately.