You must have heard a lot about turmeric milk nowadays. Many cafes have also started offering turmeric milk in their menu. In India, it is also known as “Haldi Doodh”. After knowing the benefits of turmeric milk even you will love to drink it. You can also give some variations in the recipe of milk.
Benefits of Turmeric Milk preventing Diseases
Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties which help in preventing and curing breast, skin, lung, colon and prostate cancer. The anti-inflammatory properties reduce the side effects of chemotherapy as well as prevent the cells from harming the DNA.
Cough and Cold
It is one of the best remedies for cough and cold. It is antibacterial as well as antiviral which helps in protecting the body from the germs of cough and cold. You can also cure a stubborn cold with the help of turmeric milk.
Turmeric milk is considered as an Ayurvedic medicine for purifying the blood. It helps in boosting the blood circulation and also helps in rejuvenating blood in the body. This helps in preventing many skin related problems like acne, aging, removal of dead cells, etc.
This milk is also an antispasmodic which helps at the time of menstruation cycle. It eases out the pain and cramps which women face’ during those days. It is also good for pregnant women as it eases the delivery process, improves lactation, recovers postpartum and fast contraction of the ovaries.
Turmeric milk is one of the best sources of calcium. This is a very necessary component which keeps the bones strong and healthy. This also lowers the risk of arthritis by reducing the pain. It makes the muscles and joints flexible.
Apart from these benefits, there are many more benefits of turmeric milk. This is a universal applicant for any diseases. You can easily make turmeric milk by yourself. You just need some necessary ingredients which are all time available at home.
How to make Turmeric milk?
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- Honey/ sugar
- 1 glass of milk
- First, take a pan, add 1 teaspoon of turmeric and milk. Let it boil for 10-15 minutes.
- Then, add a half teaspoon of sugar or honey according to your requirement.
- Then, strain the milk into a glass
- Now, you can drink your lovely hot and healthy turmeric milk.
You can also add different spices like cinnamon, black pepper, fenugreek seeds, etc., in the milk to enhance the taste of the milk.
Though turmeric milk is very beneficial, you should always remember some points when you should avoid it. If you are having any allergies because of this then stop consuming it. You should consume twice in a week, overdose may lead liver problems, indigestion, heartburn, etc. A pregnant woman should not drink too much of this milk as it may lead to contraction of the uterine wall.
Now you know the benefit of turmeric milk and when to consume it.