Turmeric Tea

I have been reading about the wonderful benefits of turmeric for a while now. Indians cook almost all their meals with turmeric. In my case, as I have increasingly reduced cooked foods and started relying on salads, steamed foods, fruits, yogurt etc. I found it increasingly difficult to add turmeric to my food. If your cuisine is from outside India it may be even harder to add turmeric to your diet. Turmeric contains curcumin which has been established clinically as containing wonderful medicinal properties for a wide variety of medical issues.

I then discovered this recipe for preparing Turmeric tea which seems to contain key ingredients that address a host of issues.

1 Cup Coconut or Almond Milk

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

Cayenne Pepper

Raw Honey to balance the taste

Slow boil it and then drink it

It has been established the combining turmeric with pepper significantly improves the effectiveness of both ingredients in healing your body. Cinnamon has been known as a wonderful anti-inflammatory, helps reduce blood sugar, helps with neurodegenarative diseases and cancer. The ingredients  in this tea make for a very powerful mix of naturally available solutions. Combined, you are addressing medical issues ranging from cancer caused by free radicals, blood sugar and diabetes, inflammation, bacterial and fungal infection, Alzheimers and Parkinson’s. It also acts like an antiseptic and also detoxifies the liver.  I have been looking for alternatives to kick my evening coffee habit. Here is to turmeric tea!

Note: variations of this recipe include adding lemon and ginger and you can pick what suits you.

4 thoughts on “Turmeric Tea

  • September 5, 2016 at 8:22 am
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    how about getting raw turmeric and adding the juliennes to your salad. I do it when it is in season

    • September 5, 2016 at 11:36 pm
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      Thank you that sounds like an excellent idea. I also read that you need to be careful about how much nutmeg you consume. Any thoughts?

  • September 6, 2016 at 8:17 am
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    I am not sure if you are familiar with the word taseer. The Chinese have a concept of hot and cold and this is something similar. Nutmeg is supposed to be hot and should be had in moderation. On further reading , it does have myristicin which is a MAO inhibitor and can induce convulsions , palpitations etc.
    Reminds me of brazil nuts, which, if had in excess, can lead to selenium poisoning. Moderation is key 🙂

  • September 6, 2016 at 8:48 am
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    HI, thanks so much for this. Yes, I agree with what you say. The research I did also seemed to indicate that nutmeg must be had in moderation as it true for most things I suppose. I didn’t know about taseer, I will certainly look it up and thanks for pointing this out to me.

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