Turmeric is the main active component of curcumin and one of the healthiest herbs in the whole world. The curcumin is stimulating more than 150 therapeutic functions, and is very powerful antioxidant with amazing anticancer and anti-inflammatory properties.
So, here are some advices how to consume turmeric:
Firstly, buy the powdered turmeric from some trusted manufacturer that is ecologically grown.
The best way to use turmeric (that is solvable in oil) is by combining it with an oil for ideal nutrients absorption. It is olive oil or coconut oil.
The daily turmeric dose that is recommended to use is 3-10 grams. But, with time you can increase the dose up to 1 tablespoon.
For maximum effects, you need to take the daily dose minimum 3 times a week. The children that are younger than 6 years, need to consume a half dose or 1 teaspoon. If you have any digestive problems or some side effects, you need to consult a doctor.
Important tip: Combine the turmeric with some pepper, because the pepper is increasing the efficacy of turmeric. Use this combination to gain an amazing benefits.
Note: Do not consume this combination on an empty stomach.
The best form to consume turmeric is to put it in a cup of milk, a combination that is well known as golden honey or gold milk. The turmeric tea, is also very popular and healthy. So, we are offering you the recipe how to prepare this tea:
1 glass of hot water
¼ teaspoon of powdered turmeric
1 teaspoon of coconut oil
Juice of a half lemon
Raw honey (optional)
Little bit of cinnamon
Add the turmeric, coconut oil, lemon juice and honey (if you want) in the hot water. Mix it well. The turmeric will sink at the bottom of the cup, therefore make sure to stir before consuming it.
An advice: Keep the turmeric in a dark and dry place (never in a fridge), because it otherwise it will lose the color and the taste.
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