Turmeric is the “wonder plant” of the moment, and its healing properties are seemingly infinite! It can be used for arthritis, heartburn, depression, intestinal issues, bloating, appetite issues, jaundice, headaches, cancer, and colds…but that’s only just naming a few of the ailments this miracle healer can treat. See more by clicking here.
The recipe below from Jason Yoga is a delicious (and soothing) recipe for a “Turmeric Toddy” which will help with wellness and warmth this winter…
This soothing toddy will warm your bones as we transition from long summer days to the fall and winter months. The ginger lends a spicy kick, turmeric brings in an earthy quality along with an array of health benefits, the honey soothes the throat, and lemon balances it all out. You can make the turmeric honey paste ahead of time and keep it on your counter so that you can whip up this delicious toddy in just a couple of minutes.
makes a 12 ounce serving
Juice of 1/2 a lemon
1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
2 tablespoons of honey turmeric paste (recipe below)
Turmeric Honey Paste
1 cup honey
2 1/2 tablespoons powdered turmeric
Stir honey and turmeric together until fully blended.
Store in a jar at room temperature to use as desired.
1. Juice your lemon and grate your ginger into a mug.
2. Add the turmeric honey paste.
3. Add hot water.
4. Stir, stir, stir and savor.