Tumeric Tea

Turmeric Tea

Turmeric has been relied upon as a naturally healing spice for centuries, and for good reason!

Here are ten great benefits of turmeric

  1. Natural replacement for medications that slow and prevent blood clotting
  2. May be as effective as Prozac to treat depression
  3. Powerfully controls inflammation
  4. Useful to alleviate arthritis discomfort
  5. Naturally treat cancer (especially breast, colon and skin)
  6. 400 times more potent that Metformin, a commonly used medication to treat diabetes
  7. Helps to heal the gut and gastrointestinal disorders
  8. Naturally regulates cholesterol by preventing oxidative stress damage
  9. Activates the body’s own opioid system to relieve pain (including diabetic neuropathy)
  10. Promotes weight loss naturally

My goodness, that’s a pretty impressive list and the above list is not even all of the benefits of turmeric.

For more information, Dr Axe has a terrific article on his website regarding the benefits of turmeric. 

With all of the amazing health benefits of turmeric, I truly believe that it is a spice that should be used by everyone in cooking.

Disclaimer:

Because turmeric is so very powerful, it is my STRONG recommendation that prior to using turmeric in supplement form, you consult with your physician to determine any possible interactions with any of your current medications!

Additionally, you should not stop taking any prescribed medication prior to a discussion with your doctor or other licensed medical professional.

All that being said, I do believe that turmeric can be used safely as a spice in cooking, but again, if you are concerned in any way, please check with your pharmacist or physician for any possible drug interactions. 

Bon Appetit!

Turmeric Tea

Tumeric Tea Recipe

Delicious tea to boost your health!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Ayurveda
Keyword: immune booster, tea, turmeric
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 324kcal
Author: Coach Collette
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Ingredients

  • 1 C coconut milk unsweetened
  • 1 C water
  • 1 TBSP ghee or butter
  • 1 TBSP raw honey
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder or grated

Instructions

  • Pour coconut milk and water into saucepan and warm for approximately 2 minutes
  • Add in butter, raw honey and turmeric powder
  • Continue heating, stirring to combine all ingredients for approximately another 2 minutes
  • Pour into mugs and enjoy.

Notes

Recipe originally published by Dr Axe
 

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Tumeric Tea Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 26g130%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 22mg1%
Potassium 276mg8%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 4.2mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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