Golden Milk - Recipe
Health Benefits of Golden Milk
Ginger root | Zingiber officinale is a powerful anti-rheumatic and anti-inflammatory, it also helps to relieve nausea. Ginger is an amazing remedy for stagnation and increases blood flow to the digestive and reproductive system. Freshly juiced ginger is used to relieve cramps associated with PMS and ginger in tea or capsule form is used to relieve overall pain and swelling.
Turmeric root | Curcuma Longa is actually in the ginger family and has been revered as a food and medicine for thousands of years. It has a warm energy with a spicy, bitter taste and enters the Spleen, Stomach and Liver. It invigorates the Blood and Qi and has analgesic, emmenagogue, cholagogue, antibacterial, anti fungal and anti-inflammatory properties.
(vary depending on the amount you are making) This makes
1 large piece of fresh Ginger root (6-12 inches long, depending on the level of spice you enjoy)
1-2 smaller pieces of fresh Turmeric root
1 - 2 TBPS of Turmeric powder
2-5 Whole Black Pepper Corns
1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
Coconut milk or Organic Milk
2 qts. of pure Water
Wild Flower or Raw Honey
How to make
Chop the ginger and turmeric into small chunks
Add to simmering water
Add Black Peppercorns
Simmer on low - at least 25 minutes
Add water as needed
STRAIN add powdered turmeric, milk of your choice and honey to taste.
After you get a feel for how spicy you like it, you can add cinnamon or other chia spices like cardamom or fennel, to support digestive health.