I’m sure many of you have already had some experience with turmeric. Some of you may have used it as a spice and others might have used it in preparing the recipe for “golden milk“ and some of you have probably just noticed bags of yellow powder in some of the bigger supermarkets or health food stores and wondered what it is used for. However, only few of you are informed that turmeric, when combined with honey, becomes a priceless natural remedy.
It has a very strong anti-inflammatory properties that not only destroy the bacteria responsible for causing diseases, but also promote natural protection. Unlike synthetic antibiotics that can be found in abundant number at the pharmacy, this medicine has no negative effect on the intestinal micro flora.
Turmeric contains curcumin, polyphenol identified as essential active ingredient, which reaches over 150 potential therapeutic activity, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.
The consumption of turmeric and honey significantly improves digestion and increases the activity of beneficial flora in the gut. This is proved by a certificate of scientific literature. In Ayurveda (Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. ) this is a traditional cold remedy.
So if you experience early symptoms of a flu or cold , try using the “Golden honey”, mixture of turmeric powder and honey instead of going to the pharmacy. At the moment when the first symptoms of a cold kick in, make yourselves a golden-honey mixture that will last for 3 days.
- 3.5 oz / 100 grams of raw honey
- 1 tablespoon of turmeric
Method of preparation:
Add 1 full tablespoon of turmeric in 100 grams of raw honey. Mix well and place the mixture in a jar.
How To Use it:
Taken at the first symptoms of a cold:
- Day 1- take half a teaspoon of the mixture every hour throughout the day
- Day 2 – take half a teaspoon of the mixture every two hours
- Day 3 – take half a teaspoon of the mixture three times a day
The mixture must stay in your mouth until it is completely dissolved. Usually, after three days, the cold subsides and the body recovers. Many people claimed that they prevented cold without taking any pills thanks to this mixture.
This composition can also be used in complex treatment of respiratory diseases, by taking 1 teaspoon of the mixture three times a day. Repeat this procedure during the week. You can add the golden honey in milk or tea.
What you need to know
In case you are taking some other medication and you want to use this medicine,consult your doctor first.
Do this if you suffer from hemophilia and hypertension, because turmeric thins the blood and lowers blood pressure, although for most people this will be a big plus.
In addition to lowering blood pressure, turmeric may cause a decrease in blood sugar levels. People who suffer from diabetes must consult their doctor as well.
What is really dangerous? – don’t consume turmeric if you suffer from bile disease and you have deposition in it, because turmeric causes muscle contraction in the gallbladder.
Indo-Tibetan medicine says: If you use turmeric before meals – it acts on the throat and lungs, if you use it during the meal – it acts on the digestive system, if you use it after a meal – it acts on the colon and kidneys.