Golden milk is an ayurveda beverage that has recently risen to fame in Western cultures. Originating in India, golden milk refers to milk with turmeric and other spices added to it. This yellow drink offers numerous health benefits.
How to Make Golden Milk
If you want to enjoy the benefits of drinking golden milk regularly, you can easily make it yourself at home.
- 1 cup of any unsweetened milk of choice
- 1 tsp of organic turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp of cinnamon powder
- A pinch of ground black pepper
- 1/2 tsp of organic ginger powder
- 1 tsp of honey
Use a whisk to mix all the ingredients in a pot and set it on the stove to boil. The honey is optional, but it will add a delightful sweetness to your beverage. Once the mixture starts to boil, you can reduce the heat and let the drink simmer until it turns fragrant. Pour into your favorite mug and sprinkle with more cinnamon if you like.
5 Benefits of Drinking Golden Milk
Regular consumption of golden milk may offer the following benefits to your body:
1. Supports a healthy inflammation response*
2. Prevents cell damage*
Curcumin, which is the active component in turmeric, is a strong antioxidant. Studies show it can help repair cell damage and support a strong immune system. This can reduce the body's vulnerability to many long-term health conditions.*
3. Improves mood*
Golden milk may improve the drinker's mood.* A 2015 study showed a link between excess inflammation and depression. Look for products standardized for 95% curcuminoids that also contain black pepper extract to enjoy the most of curcumin’s benefits.*
4. Enhances cognitive abilities
Drinking golden milk may boost brain functions and improve memory. According to studies, curcumin is able to promote brain cell growth and helps the brain form new associations.*
5. Promotes cardiovascular health*
Cinnamon and turmeric may reduce the risk of heart disease.* Studies show cinnamon may help support healthy cholesterol levels by increasing “good” HDL levels. The antioxidant properties of golden milk ingredients can also protect the heart’s health.*
Loaded with antioxidants and brimming with flavor, golden milk is the healthy and delicious drink of your dreams.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.