Turmeric Tea Recipe

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Turmeric is a powerhouse herb that contains the chemical curcumin and acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, enhances the immune system, and helps the body in fighting disease.

According to Dr. Axe, “Of the 6000+ studies referencing curcumin, the most interesting finding is that when turmeric is compared to conventional medicine its benefits equal that of many pharmaceutical medications. In fact, a number of studies have even reported that using curcumin is moreadvantageous than certain prescription drugs”. (Source) 

In fact, ladies, refer back to his article for a great read on turmeric and the many benefits! Here are a few benefits of this power spice listed below:

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Arthritis relief

  • Prevention against cancer

  • Relief from heart burn

  • Enhances digestion

  • Enhances immune system

  • Improves sleep

  • And more!
    (Source)

Incorporating turmeric into your diet on a regular basis is a great way to slowly introduce your body to this powerhouse herb. Pastes, creams, food, and tea are all great options! Today I’ll be sharing my cozy Turmeric Tea (Golden Tea!) with you, a recipe that the entire family will enjoy.

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Turmeric Tea 

Ingredients: 
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp grated ginger root (fresh) 
1 tsp Turmeric
2 c almond milk
1 T honey
1/4 tsp splash organic vanilla extract (optional) *
Capresso to froth

Directions: 

-Place milk in frother and froth for 1-2 minutes. If you do not have a frother, you can heat your milk up over the stove or in the microwave.

-Once your milk is warm, add cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, honey and vanilla extract.

-Stir well and enjoy!


Resources:

  1. http://draxe.com/turmeric-benefits

  2. https://authoritynutrition.com/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-turmeric/