14 Ways To Make Turmeric Drinks To Reduce Pain And Inflammation

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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8. Turmeric Kombucha

Kombucha packs a probiotic punch, so why not make it even more nutritious with turmeric?

Ingredients:

  • 1 glass jar with tight lids to hold 1 gallon of liquid
  • 1 gallon of unflavored homebrewed kombucha
  • 1/2 green apple, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 tsp fresh grated turmeric (or 1 teaspoon ground dried turmeric)
  • 2 tsp fresh grated ginger (or 1 teaspoon ground dried ginger)

Instructions:

  1. Pour the fresh kombucha (but not the scoby) into the jar, leaving a few inches of headspace at the top.
  2. Place the spices and the apple matchstick into the jar.
  3. Leave the jar in a dark corner at room temperature for 3-5 days. Remove the lid for a few seconds every day to relieve the build-up of fermentation gas.
  4. When you like the taste and fizziness of your brew, remove the apple pieces and place the jar in the refrigerator.
  5. Consume within 2-3 weeks.

9.Turmeric Chai

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Spicy, smooth, and comforting, this tea will your new favorite!

Tea Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 6 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 4 black tea bags
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp ground coriander
  • Small pinch of black pepper

Latte Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  •  3/4 tsp raw coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup tea concentrate
  •  1/8 tsp turmeric

Instructions:

  1. To make the tea concentrate, combine all ingredients in the first list except for tea bags and vanilla in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat and add the tea bags and vanilla.
  4. Steep for at least 10 minutes.
  5. Pour through a tea strainer and store in a sealable container. It will last about 7 days refrigerated.
  6. To make 1 latte, whisk together the coconut milk, coconut sugar and turmeric in a small saucepan.
  7. Warm up over medium heat just until it just begins to boil.
  8. Remove from heat. Use a milk frother or immersion blender if desired to create milk foam.
  9. Combine the warm milk mixture with 1/4 cup of the tea concentrate in a glass.
  10. Stir well and garnish with cinnamon and adjust sweetness as necessary.

10. Turmeric Coffee

Spice up your coffee with some turmeric and cinnamon.

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces strong coffee (brew methods vary the intensity of the coffee)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon grass-fed unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil
  • raw honey, to taste (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Brew the coffee with the cinnamon and turmeric.
  2. Let it cool slightly.
  3. Pour the coffee into a blender along with butter, coconut oil, and raw honey. Process until smooth.
  4. Pour into a mug and serve.

11. Superfood Hot Chocolate

You won’t feel guilty indulging in this hot chocolate!

Ingredients :

  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • ½ cup filtered water
  • ⅛ tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 cardamom pods, crushed
  • ½ tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 stick of cinnamon or ¼ tsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • pinch of Himalayan sea salt
  • 2 Tbsp raw cacao
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

Instructions :

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, warm the coconut milk and water, as well as the turmeric, cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, and sea salt.
  2. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and add raw cacao and vanilla extract.
  4. Stir to combine.
  5. Strain and serve with honey.

12. Antiinflammatory Sparking Turmeric Juice

Put down the soda and enjoy this instead!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 of a large pineapple, making sure to include all or part of the core
  • 2-3 large carrots
  • 1/8 – 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • sparkling mineral water

Instructions:

  1. Juice carrots and pineapple until you get 1 ½ cups of juice.
  2. Pour juice into a glass until it’s half full. Add turmeric and stir.
  3. Top off with sparkling water and enjoy.

13. Paleo Sports Drink

This recipe is so much better than Gatorade.

Ingredients:

  • 2-inch piece of turmeric peeled and cut into 5 or 6 chunks
  • 2-inch piece of ginger peeled and cut into 5 or 6 chunks
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice (2-4 limes)
  • 3 tbsp local raw honey
  • 4 cups + 2 cups of Filtered water

Instructions:

  1. Add ginger, turmeric, and water into a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Turn the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and add honey. Stir and cool.
  4. Once cool, remove ginger and turmeric and pour the mixture into a large jar with a lid.
  5. Add 2 cups of water and lemon juice.
  6. Stir and drink immediately. Store the remainder in the refrigerator.

14. Spiced Matcha Latte

Matcha is a superfood on its own but with a bit of turmeric, it’s a nutritional powerhouse.

Ingredients :

  • 3 oz water, boiled
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • ⅛ tsp ginger
  • 8 oz non-dairy milk, warmed
  • honey, to taste

Instructions :

  1. Place the milk in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat.
  2. In the meantime, boil water and pour into a small glass bowl.
  3. Add matcha, cinnamon, turmeric, and ginger and whisk to combine.
  4. Pour the warm milk into a mug and add the matcha mixture. Stir and add honey.
  5. Enjoy warm.

There you have it! These turmeric drinks are a wonderful way to live well and support your body without compromising flavor. Try them all and find out which works best for you!

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