7 Amazing Turmeric Recipes That are Good for Our Health

7 Powerful Turmeric Recipes To Improve Health

Turmeric is an excellent spice, and it has proven its worth many times in more than 7,000 studies conducted in the world. Apart from giving a special taste of food, turmeric has a lot of benefits for which we are going to talk about in today’s article.

According to a legend, on the night when Jesus was born, the wise men from the East brought him myrrh, frankincense, and gold. If you look up at old texts, a lot of people think that turmeric was a frequently used spice and it was considered as worthy as gold.

Besides being mentioned in the Bible, an Ayurvedic medicine used this spice for hundreds of years. (1) Even two thousand years ago, people in China used turmeric. (2)

In addition to the nice taste, turmeric is effective in cleaning the blood. In the past when a kind would get poisoned, medical practitioners would give them turmeric to help them survive because the spice would clean the body from the poison.

Even though turmeric has been quite popular around the world for hundreds of years, the Western Medicine needed a longer time to understand it and use it.

In the last thirty years, the USA has learned about the amazing benefits of turmeric. There are about 7,000 studies from all over the world about the advantages of turmeric.

Contemporary Poison

Back in 2014, there were revealed about 42,000 new toxins in our world. And, that is definitely shocking. But, where do we get all of these chemicals?

They are hiding in the air we breathe, shampoos, toothpaste, cosmetics, cleaning products, water, air fresheners, even the food we consume. (3) Some of the chemicals may be safe, but most of them are harmful, they disrupt our endocrine system.

And, this is system is in charge of emitting many hormones in our blood so they would be taken throughout our body.

Also, there are many chemicals that interfere with the function of our primary organs such as our heart, liver, and kidney, and they are of extreme importance to our health.

Although there are a lot of ways in which we can avoid these toxins, we cannot totally remove them. So, it is very important to learn how to purify your body from all the toxins, and nature has excellent foods that are extremely beneficial.

The Incredible Benefits of Turmeric

So many people in the USA worry about their own health and the health of their beloved ones. Regardless of advanced medicine, we are still suffering. But, the good news is that whole foods and making changes in our lifestyle can improve our health. (4)

In the book of David Frawley and Prashanti De Heger, Turmeric: The Ayurvedic Spice of Life we can read about many distinct components that are found in turmeric.

So, according to the book, turmeric has proven to be: anti-tumor, bactericide, anti-inflammatory, antiallergenic, insectifuge, fungicide, herbicide, cancer preventative, antibacterial, antiseptic, antispasmodic etc.

People who do not prescribe it or use it, they still do not understand and do not realize the power that turmeric has. For those who are constantly working and are tired, consuming turmeric is beneficial because it calms inflammation.

As Dr. Mercola reported, turmeric is powerful, and it is used in Indian and Chinese medicine for thousands of years. (5) This spice contains curcumin which important pharmacological agent that is very effective in reducing inflammation.

Another advantage is that this agent does not produce toxin consequences like synthetic drugs do, such as internal bleeding, decreased white blood cell count, and ulcer formation.

Moreover, turmeric is capable of boosting our mental health. Consuming turmeric on a daily basis helps with mental focus and clarity.

According to studies, turmeric has neuroprotective benefits that may treat diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, depression, tardive dyskinesia, epilepsy, etc. (6)

Furthermore, people who are intolerant of dairy may consume turmeric and goat kefir together, so their gut would be healed, and they would now experience the annoying symptoms when exposed to dairy products.

And, a healthy gut means a healthy mood. Why? Some of the most significant boosting and mood stabilizers are in the gut; in fact, 95 percent of the serotonin is in the gut. So, to feel better about yourself, you need to take good care of your gut.

How to Use Turmeric on a Daily Basis

In this part of the article, we offer you ways to use the incredible spice every day.(7)

1. Turmeric Juice Shot

What do you need?

  • half an inch of turmeric root (or you can use one teaspoon of turmeric powder)
  • sea salt
  • half a lemon

How to prepare it?

This shot is easy to prepare. You just need to squeeze the lemon and mix it with turmeric, add the sea salt, and your drink is ready. Also, you can use a juicer instead squeezing the lemon and the turmeric.

2. Turmeric Tea

If you want a turmeric tea, you can throw some turmeric in your regular tea. But, we offer you a recipe of how to make yourself a turmeric tea.

What do you need?

  • half of a teaspoon freshly shred turmeric
  • raw honey
  • little lime juice
  • little salt
  • a cup of hot water

How to prepare it?

The water needs to boil, put the turmeric and let it stay for five minutes. Take the tea away from the heat and filter it. Then, put the rest of the ingredients and your tea is ready for you.

3. Turmeric Soup

What do you need?

  • four cups of veggie or organic bone broth
  • one knuckle of chopped or shredded turmeric

How to make it?

Boil the turmeric and the broth for fifteen minutes, take the chunks out, put a little bit of black pepper, and enjoy your soup.

4. Turmeric Scramble

This is a simple recipe, you just need to add some turmeric to your regular eggs in the morning.

5. Golden Milk

Having no time? You can just make a mixture of warm coconut milk with one teaspoon of turmeric powder. But, you can also try the following recipe.

What do you need?

  • a cup of almond or coconut milk
  • a quarter cup of water
  • a teaspoon of turmeric powder (or freshly shredded)
  • ginger powder, a quarter of a teaspoon
  • vanilla, a quarter of a teaspoon
  • a little bit of cardamom, cinnamon, clove
  • two teaspoons of honey

How to make it?

This preparation is simple; you just need to boil all of the ingredients together.

 6. Smoothie

If you are a smoothie lover, you can add a little bit of turmeric to your regular smoothies. Also, you can make a turmeric smoothie by following the next recipe.

  • one and a half cups of frozen mango or pineapple
  • two tablespoons of coconut flakes
  • half a cup of almond or coco milk
  • a teaspoon of turmeric powder (or fresh)
  • a teaspoon of hemp seed hearts
  • a teaspoon of maca root
  • a little bit of black pepper

How to make it?

Just like any other smoothie, you put all of the ingredients in a blender and make a mixture. Enjoy your tasty and healthy smoothie.

7. Turmeric Kefir

This is an amazing way to use turmeric. You just need to add a teaspoon of turmeric powder to kefir and enjoy your tasty drink.

As we can see, there are many ways to use turmeric, and you can use it in capsule form as well. And, if you have other recipes, you can share them with us.

This recipe is a traditional Grandmother’s-Remedy that has been used for hundreds of years. Although there is no scientific evidence to support these claims, our Grandmothers swear by it.