Why You Should Drink Turmeric Milk

Why You Should Drink Turmeric Milk

Turmeric milk is an Indian traditional drink made with turmeric, non-dairy Milk, and other spices like cinnamon, ginger, etc. It is made up of a compound called curcumin which is the most active and has potent anti-inflammatory effects, and it is also a good antioxidant. Turmeric Milk has many different benefits. Keep reading this article if you want to know how to make turmeric milk and its benefits.

How To Make Turmeric Milk (Golden Milk)

There are different ingredients that you need to know, especially Milk. You can use any milk of your choice.

Here are the steps;

  • ½ Milk
  • Boil the milk in a small pot at medium heat
  • Add one teaspoon turmeric powder and black pepper, cinnamon, and ½ ginger powder
  • Let it simmer for 10 minutes so the ingredients can blend 
  • Add honey

Your Turmeric milk is ready and ready to be taken.

Benefits of Turmeric Milk

Preventing cell damage

Curcumin contains antioxidants, and antioxidants can help repair cell damage and help lower the risks of getting sick.

Support brain function and improving memory

Though this is to be further proven, research has shown that turmeric milk can help improve brain function. Curcumin can lead to a rise in brain levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factors (BDNF), which increases the multiplication of new neurons and fights various degenerative processes in your brain. And this can help reverse brain diseases or delay age-related brain malfunctions.

Turmeric powder may also help make you smarter, which can be accurate because of its ability to increase BDNF levels. More research will be done on this.

Improving mood

Curcumin has been found to improve people’s moods and help reduce depressive disorders if taken regularly. This was tested on 60 participants, and the effectiveness was positive; however, more research is yet to be done to find its success and the proper doses.


The ingredients of turmeric like ginger, cinnamon, and turmeric have anti-inflammatory properties. This can help to reduce or even contain diseases like 

  • Heart diseases
  • Arthritis
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cancer

Turmeric can help prevent cancer(or treat)

Curcumin has been considered a useful herb in cancer treatment and has been found to affect cancer development and spread by killing cancerous cells and reduce the growth of new blood vessels in tumors. Hopefully, curcumin will be used with conventional cancer treatment in the future. It’s too early to predict for sure, but it looks hopeful and is being studied.

Lowering blood sugar levels

Research has found that Turmeric can truly lower blood sugars in people with type 2 diabetes.

Aiding digestion. 

Turmeric is a common home remedy for treating nausea and vomiting. It is a natural treatment for stomach issues such as bloating and indigestion. 

Improving bone

Milk contains vitamin D and calcium, these help in strengthening the bones. People are likely to make golden Milk using non-dairy Milk like coconut milk. Thereby, people should use dairy milk that contains additional nutrients for turmeric milk to help strengthen bones.   

Bottom line

Turmeric milk is a health drink that can prevent your body from getting many diseases, especially those mentioned above. It should be known that even though golden Milk has many health benefits, it shouldn’t replace medical treatments.

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