Golden milk is rich in antioxidants, which help protect cells from damage, fight off disease and infections and contribute to your overall health.
The key ingredient in golden milk is turmeric, a yellow spice popular in Asian cuisine, which gives curry its yellow color.
The ingredients used to make golden milk have antibacterial and antiviral properties which may protect your body from infections. Their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties may strengthen your immune system as well.
How to Make Golden Milk
Golden milk is easy to make at home. For a single serving of golden milk or about one cup, simply follow this recipe:
1 cupcup milk
1 tsp of turmeric
1 small piece of grated fresh ginger
1 pinch of ground black pepper (optional)
1 tsp of honey or maple syrup (optional)
To make the golden milk, simply mix all ingredients in a small saucepan or pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes. Strain the milk and drink hot or cold.