By mixing a warm lemon water and turmeric, you will get a powerful healing drink and a perfect morning elixir. This drink has the same effect as turmeric milk. In case you didn’t knew the positive effects of turmeric, here is something new to find out:
Turmeric is a yellow-orange spice, coming from India. It belongs to the same family as ginger. It is a powerful antioxidant that fights free radicals known as carcinogens. Turmeric also has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effects.
This spice is used widely in the Indian cuisine. Even though you don’t eat Indian food every day, you can include this spice in your diet. You can do something really simple. You can add this spice to a warm lemon water.
You can add a pinch of cinnamon to increase the effects. The cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties and it can regulate blood sugar levels. This means you will eat less, but still feel satisfied.
- 1 cup of warm (not hot) water; you can use a cup of warm milk if desired (almond, soy or regular cow’s milk)
- 1/4 tsp turmeric
- lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
- a pinch of cinnamon, optional
- 1/8 tsp honey
First of all heat the water. Then add the turmeric, the honey and the lemon juice. Stir it well. After a while the turmeric will settle on the bottom of the cup. So you need to stir it all the time while you are drinking this beverage, so that you will utilize all of the benefits of turmeric. Drink this beverage while it is still warm.
Turmeric will give the lemon water a mild flavor. It also has positive effect on every system in your body. One of the best things you can do for your health is adding this spice to your diet.
Source: Healthy Food House