Feeling a bit under the weather or feel a cold coming on? Try this delicious tea to soothe both your body and your taste buds.
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (or grated fresh turmeric)
- 1 tsp minced ginger
- 1/4c hot water
- 1c almond milk or coconut milk
- 3-4 black peppercorns
- raw honey or stevia to taste
Combine ginger, turmeric and hot water. In a small saucepan, heat the milk and peppercorns, bringing the milk nearly to a boil. Pour into turmeric mixture. Let sit for a few minutes, strain and add honey to taste.
Benefits of Turmeric:
Research shows that turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor and antioxidant properties.
Healthier Talk reports:
“It has been found especially helpful in treating conditions like arthritis, sports injuries, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, tendonitis and various autoimmune diseases. Some research even suggests that curcumin may also help those suffering asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and, yes, even cancer.”
Benefits of Ginger:
Ginger has a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. Research shows that ginger possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit inflammation.
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