Stove Top Method:
Simmer herbs and water for 10 minutes, strain add honey or sweetener of choice and milk substitute of choice.
Boil water and add to blender (caution as the heat and steam from water could cause blender top to explode off)
Add spices and blend till smooth and even coloring.
Strain the tea, add honey and milk substitute of choice
You can also add a pinch of clove and a pinch of nutmeg for added flavor.
You may also want to add 1 tsp of cinnamon, I like to play around with these extra's to vary the flavor.
Turmeric is one of my all time favourites because i has so many amazing properties. I recommend this tea to pretty much everyone,although to some this tea might is an acquired taste.
The list of benefits go on and on, it has antiseptic and antibacterial properties, great for fighting infection. Ayurvedic practitioners use this spice in almost everything it seems.
It totes the possibility of being a liver detoxifier, which in todays society we can all use.
Due to it’s ability to naturally prevent the flu it is a staple in my home from November till April.
Arthritis? Aches and pains? skin inflammation such as psoriasis, yup you guessed it, it’s a great treatment for any inflammation in the body. It has been found to be as effective if not more so than many anti - inflammatory drugs.
Aids in weight management and fat metabolism. It is also said to help in the digestion of protein.
Chinese medicine touts it’s ability to raise mood in those with depression issues, for those taking anti depressants you may want to research a little dealer into this they are on to something here.
Ginger has always been known to help with an upset stomach, but what about turmeric? you can add it to the list as well.
Here is one that fascinates me, there are studies showing that turmeric can actually boost the effects of the chemo drug paclitaxel and reduce it’s side effects. I love when I see western medicine and holistic working together as it should be.
There are so many benefits to this spice that I can't imagine not having it in my kitchen.