Turmeric or Curcuma has many benefits and can be used for indications of indigestion, poor circulation, cough, amenorrhea, pharyngitis, skin disorders, diabetes, arthritis, anemia, wounds, bruises, joint inflammation, cuts, burns, and any general inflammation in the body.
Many studies have shown the benefits of Turmeric on Alzheimer’s patients, several types of cancer, as well as depression. Overall, this is a great immune-boosting beverage that should be a part of your weekly diet. You should not take turmeric if you are pregnant, have acute jaundice, hepatitis, or if you have a high pitta imbalance. Consult your practitioner if you’re unsure of the medicinal usages.
This warm, healthier variation of the coffee shop latte or hot chocolate makes a great substitute for those that have an excess evening sweet tooth. It is enjoyable before bed and can help with a restful night’s sleep. I’ve included some of my favorite variations and hope you find them helpful as you assess your own needs.