The Anti-Inflammatory Drink!

BENEFITS OF TURMERIC AND GINGER

  • Both turmeric and ginger have both been found to have anti-inflammatory properties. While inflammation can be a good thing because it helps us fight off germs and infections.. at the same time, chronic low grade inflammation can lead to brain fog, pain, and has even been linked to possible diseases. Whenever you can eat or drink anti-inflammatory foods, it’s a good thing!

  • There has been tons of research showing links that Curcumin, a compound of turmeric, can help to lower your risk of heart disease, prevent cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, and lower the symptoms of arthritis.

  • Ginger can help with muscle pain and soreness, and is great for indigestion and even menstrual pain!

Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, and it has powerful biological properties. Ayurvedic medicine, a traditional Indian system of treatment, recommends turmeric for a variety of health conditions. These include chronic pain and inflammation. Western medicine has begun to study turmeric as a pain reliever and healing agent.

Try Making yourself a Golden Latte, and let me know how it turned out!

  • fresh turmeric 3cm piece, peeled (or 3/4 teaspoon turmeric powder)

  • fresh ginger 2cm piece, peeled (or ¼ - ½ teaspoon ground ginger)

  • black pepper pinch of

  • honey 1 heaped teaspoon

  • almond, cashew nut or hazelnut butter 1 heaped tablespoon

  • oat milk 1 ½ cups (or milk, for a creamier drink)

  • ground cinnamon ½ - ¾ teaspoon

  • vanilla essence or extract 1 teaspoon

  • salt good pinch of