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Amazing benefits of turmeric milk/ haldi doodh (21.05.15)

Do you know that a glass of warm turmeric milk can actually do wonder to your health? Known to be packed with amazing curative properties, it has been widely used as a traditional medicine. And what more, it renders health benefits of both turmeric and milk in a single drink. But if you want any reasons to drink turmeric milk, here are top 7 health benefits to start off with.

Turmeric has been used as a spice in Indian recipes and as ayurvedic medicine for many thousands of years. Turmeric offers many health benefits since it has both anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.

It is used to relieve swelling and pain due to headaches and wounds and is called ‘natural aspirin’ in ayurvedic medicine.

It also possesses anti-bacterial properties and when applied to small cuts and wounds, it can stem blood flow by aiding with blood clotting, prevents infections and heals wounds. Combined with milk, turmeric is used as a drink, lotion or even a face mask.

This all natural cure for various ailments is safe to use. Milk we all know strengthens bones. Combined with turmeric it provides additional benefits to bone health. Now, this is very important for people with bone disorders such as arthritis. Turmeric is known to help people suffering from joint pains.

Both milk and turmeric are anti-oxidants. Turmeric milk helps fights free radicals that damage skin and make it lose its glow and elasticity. Most of us know turmeric face masks and how they help skin but internal usage of turmeric (as milk or otherwise) can also help.

One of the key benefits of turmeric milk to me personally has been during cough and cold. I prefer taking turmeric milk rather than any other medication for this. I have noticed that since the time I started taking it recurrence of cold / cough has decreased. This is firsthand account of how turmeric milk has benefited me!

Turmeric milk can treat diarrhea and indigestion. For this, low fat milk must be used for high fat milk can aggravate diarrhea.

Turmeric milk works as soothing mask or lotion to reduce redness of the skin or patches. Skin patches and its redness are common problems we all face and that can be effectively taken care using turmeric milk at home.

Turmeric milk is also a great way for general body detox. Taking turmeric milk daily can help in blood purification and liver detox. Blood impurities can lead to sever health problems and turmeric milk is a great way to combat it.

Turmeric is said to help those with Alzheimer’s disease by slowing its progress and lowers risk of various types of cancer.

RECIPE TO SOOTHE SORE THROATS AND COUGHS
This simple recipe has been used in Indian households for centuries to soothe an aching throat or feverishness. A sip of this hot turmeric milk will give you a good night’s rest and improve your symptoms by morning.

Add ½ teaspoon turmeric and 1 teaspoon ginger (minced) to a ¼ cup of water and mix well. Top off the cup with milk. Microwave or boil the mix for a few minutes until the milk almost boils. Let this mixture stand for a few minutes to allow the ingredients to blend well with the milk. To this you can add honey, jaggery, sugar or cane sugar to taste. Mix and re-heat for a few minutes. Strain the mixture to get rid of pieces of ginger and turmeric. Drink this while hot.

Turmeric milk is a household remedy to relieve a chronic cough and cure throat irritation, common in people suffering from cold and flu. The antiseptic and astringent properties of turmeric combined with the soothing effect of milk are responsible for providing quick relief from respiratory problems including a dry cough.

Alleviates headaches
Being an excellent source of antioxidants and loaded with a wide range of essential nutrients, turmeric milk acts as a natural ‘aspirin’ to provide relief from headaches and body pain. The next time you suffer from a headache, associated with nasal congestion or a cold, this drink might help you to feel better and relaxed.

Do you find it difficult to get your seven-hour sleep? If yes, drink a glass of warm turmeric milk around one hour before going to bed. Milk contains serotonin (brain chemical) and melatonin which in combination with vital nutrients from turmeric relieves stress and induces sleep. Read more about tips for a good night’s sleep.

 Good for arthritis
Many people are unaware of the fact that turmeric milk posses anti-inflammatory properties, which helps in strengthening the joints. This flavored milk also treats swelling caused due to inflammation, in addition to reducing the pain and improving muscle flexibility in arthritic patients. Here’s how you can beat arthritis with 6 simple
Purifies blood
Turmeric milk has been extensively used as a potent blood purifier and cleanser in ayurveda medicines. The presence of a wide range of vital nutrients in this milk boosts blood circulation. The antioxidants in turmeric also help in cleansing the lymphatic system, enhancing the purification process. Read about ayurvedic detox diet — a step-by-step guide to cleanse your body.

 Eases menstrual cramps
Menstrual cramps are quite common during the first day of your period and also in case of delayed menstrual cycle. To ease this symptom, drink turmeric milk on a daily basis. This is because, it acts as a powerful antispasmodic agent easing menstrual pain and cramps naturally.
How to prepare turmeric milk?

• Add a pinch of turmeric powder and sugar to a glass of milk.
• Now, boil it for around 10 – 15 minutes on slow flame.
• Additionally, you can add coarsely ground black pepper to the milk when boiling.
• Cool it for few minutes and drink when warm. To attain its health benefits, drink this flavored milk daily.

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