Benefits of Turmeric Milk

Turmeric is a delicious herb often used in east asian cultures and cooking.  Turmeric is loaded with antioxidant compounds, including its primary active constituent curcumin which is believed to neutralize age-accelerating free radicals. Used for thousands of years in Asian culinary and wellness traditions, Turmeric has many benefits including aiding in joint comfort, promoting razor-sharp brain health, boosting immune performance and more. Turmeric may be consumed in your diet but, for best results should be taken as a health supplement.

Benefits of Turmeric MilkTurmeric may also be drank as a milk.  In fact, many people take turmeric with milk for general health benefits.   When you combine it  with milk, turmeric is used as a drink, lotion or even a face mask.

Turmeric Milk

This is an all natural cure for various ailments is extremely safe to use with no side effects. Milk contains calcium and strengthens bones. When combined with turmeric it provides additional benefits to bone health.  Milk and turmeric are both known to be anti-oxidants.

One user said:

One of the biggest benefit 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!


There are several different ways to prepare turmeric. milk.  Read on to learn some of the best recipes.

Basic Turmeric Milk Directions — Heat a ½ to 1 inch piece of turmeric for up to 15 minutes along with 8 ounces of milk until the milk is reaches an almost boiling point. Strain out the turmeric and drink this milk after allowing it to cool for a few minutes.

Benefits of Turmeric MilkTurmeric Face Mask Directions — This is great for acne. To use as a mask or wash, take ¼ cup of whole milk and add to this ½ teaspoon ground turmeric. Take a clean washcloth, soak in the mixture and apply to affected skin. Leave it for 10 minutes before washing off.

Sore Throat Elixir Directions — 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. For variation, several peppercorns can be added along with turmeric and ginger. Peppercorns help improve absorption of turmeric by the body.

Turmeric Golden Milk Directions —  Take one teaspoon of turmeric paste and combine with a cup of organic milk. The milk can be soy, goat, cow, coconut, almond or any other milk of choice. Let this mixture boil well. Take off the stove and add some honey or maple syrup to taste. To this add ½ teaspoon of organic sesame or almond oil or ghee (clarified butter).