Golden Milk Ayurvedic Recipe
Turmeric, is bitter, astringent and pungent in taste. In Ayurveda, each taste has a relationship with the balance of the doshas. Turmeric contains balancing qualities for all three doshas: its “hotness” balances Vata and Kapha; its dryness and its pungent and bitter tastes balance Kapha; and its bitter taste also balances Pitta; making it tri-doshic!
Turmeric has many positive benefits: it supports detoxification for the liver; promotes a healthy response to allergens and a healthy immune response; assists digestion; helps purify the blood; and promotes health of the lungs, circulation and nervous system. Turmeric contains curcumin, a flavonoid which supports a healthy inflammatory response, thereby promoting general well-being. This recipe is especially good for lung health!
Here's an ayurvedic recipe on how to make golden milk or turmeric milk.
Golden Milk is that wonderful Turmeric and spice hot milk drink. Because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, it is helpful in the management of oxidative and inflammatory diseases. This is why we advise Golden Milk for joints, memory and arthritis. Turmeric can be used as an occasional home remedy to manage different types of joint pains such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, spondylitis, bursitis and fibromyalgia. For relief from joint pain, you can add Turmeric to your daily food regimen.
Benefits of Turmeric
- Turmeric has also shown analgesic effects in acute pain, so it can be a potential alternative.
- Turmeric is helpful in exercise-induced muscle soreness which can also be a cause behind pain in the joints.
- Turmeric has shown very positive results against oxidative stress and it can scavenge different forms of free radicals also.
- The anti-arthritic effects of Turmeric include inhibition of joint inflammation and periarticular joint destruction.
- Topical application of Turmeric is helpful in inflammatory conditions