The main ingredient in this recipe is turmeric. Turmeric contains curcumin, the polyphenol identified as its primary active component and which exhibits 600 potential health benefits of turmeric, which include antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.
- Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, antiseptic,analgesic,.
- Boosts immunity.
- Helps maintain cholesterol levels.
- Promotes digestive health.
- Liver detoxifier.
- Regulates metabolism and weight management.
- High blood pressure.
- Memory and brain function.
- Various skin conditions.
- Neurological disorders.
- Lowers Triglycerides
Adding black pepper to turmeric or turmeric-spiced food enhances curcumin’s bioavailability by 1,000 times, due to black pepper’s hot property called piperine. Yup by mixing turmeric and black pepper together, you increase your body’s absorption of the turmeric by 2000%!
Text Source: Healthy Holistic Living
Recipe Source: Ben Walters – North Market Spice
Mix all ingredients below to make a paste that can be stored in the fridge.
1/4 Cup Turmeric
1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper
1/4 tsp Cayenne or Ground Red Chili
1/2 tsp Ground Ceylon Cinnamon
1/2 Cup Water
1/4 tsp to 1/2 tsp Paste
1 cup (milk, almond milk, soy milk, hemp milk, or coconut milk)
1 tsp oil (olive, coconut, or sesame)
Heat on a low simmer without boiling
Add honey to taste