One of the most famous and healthiest spices of all time is the turmeric! It is the richest source of many nutrients that are highly beneficial for our mind and our body. So, let us have a look at what this golden spice has to offer us!
Healthy Benefits of the Golden Spice:
1. High in bioactive compounds with medicinal properties
The turmeric has an active compound that is called curcumin, you have surely heard about it, and it has anti-inflammatory abilities. However, the turmeric is rich with compounds that are able to treat almost any kind of ailment or disease.
2. Reduces Inflammation
Even though that some body inflammations (acute) are beneficial, the chronic one is not at all. The turmeric is able to relieve from chronic inflammation and maintain and keep control over the acute inflammation. To be more precise, it is able to treat many inflammatory diseases, such as heart disease, arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease.
3. Helps in prevention of Cancer
According to certain studies, the turmeric is able to stop the spreading and growth of cancer cells, without harming the healthy ones.
4. Reduces the risk of Mental Problems and boosts the Brain’s Function
The active compound curcumin is able to boost your brain function and prevent from the numerous degenerative processes only by elevating the levels of BDNF in our body, which is a brain hormone.
5. Fights against Depression
The hormones in your brain can be maintained and kept in balance with the consumption of turmeric regularly, therefore it will fight depression very easily.
Well, these are some of the countless turmeric benefits, but we cannot mention them all. This ingredient as you see, is highly beneficial on his own, but provides even more benefits if it’s combined with some other healthy ingredients.
That is why we have made a recipe for a very healthy drink for you. The drink doesn’t only include turmeric, but also it includes apple cider vinegar. The Apple Cider Vinegar is able to fight against parasites that are inside our body and prevent digestive problems and infections as well.
This drink is able to relieve from heartburn, and improve your digestion, and not only that, it is able to boost your immunity system as well.
According to many researchers, a healthy immune system is only affordable if you have a healthy gut. There is a deep bond between these two systems, therefore if one of them doen’t function properly, the other one will suffer too!
But we have good news for you, we can help you improve the health of your gut only by adding probiotics into your everyday diet. And you have the best choice ever — Apple Cider Vinegar!
The apple cider vinegar is also very beneficial, it has the ability to fight against almost any type of bacteria, while on the other hand the turmeric is able to lower inflammation. This recipe contains cayenne pepper because it is also a good inflammatory and contains a lot of antiseptic abilities as well.
The Turmeric Shot:
- A teaspoon of powdered Turmeric
- 1/4 cup of Honey
- 1/4 cup of Apple Cider Vinegar
- 1/8 teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper
- 4 cups of filtered and purified water
Put the water on heat, and let it start to boil. Once it has, then you can remove it from heat and you can add the cayenne pepper, apple cider vinegar, turmeric and honey inside it.
Mix well, until the mixture becomes smooth and all of the ingredients have bonded together. Once the mixture is done, you can store it in your refrigerator. Now you can have one glass of the drink on daily basis, it is best to have it on an empty stomach in the morning.