Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Turmeric, Ginger and Lemon shots

Turmeric, the main spice in curry, is arguably the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. It has so many healing properties.
This puts turmeric on top of the list as one of the most frequently mentioned medicinal herbs in all of science and the next most popular studied herbs include garlic, cinnamon, ginseng, ginger and Milk Thistle.

Here are some benefits of the ingredients that are used in this recipe:

Benefits of Turmeric:

Aids metabolism and maintains weight management.
Blood purifier
Cancer prevention
Heals stomach ulcers
Helps cough and asthma
Improved digestion
Improves skin conditions
Lowers cholesterol
Reduces side effects of chemo therapy
speeds wound healing
Strengthens ligaments
Skin tonic
Slows progression of Multiple Sclerosis
Prevents progression of Alzheimer's disease

To increase the bioavailability of Turmeric add a pinch of black pepper to help your liver absorb it. Also eating it with fat helps to increase absorption.

Benefits of Ginger :

Anti Cancer
Motion sickness and nausea remedy
Prevents gas and bloating
Reduces pain and inflammation
Cold and flu prevention and treatment
Migraine relief
Menstrual cramp relief
Prevention of diabetic nephropathy
Anti inflammatory
Boosts immune system
Aids heart health.

Benefits of lemon :

Boosts immune system
Balances PH
Detoxifies the body
Anti Aging
Excellent for weight loss and digestion
Blood purifier
Fights cold and flu
Stimulates the liver
Eases heartburn and bloating
Vitamin C
Aids antioxidant absorption

Benefits of Cayenne Pepper:

Aids with digestion
Aids with weight loss
Anti-fungal properties
Antiseptic properties
Detoxifies the body
Headache prevention
Heart health
Helps produce saliva
Joint and pain reliever
Migraine relief
Prevents blood clots
Wards off cold and flu

Ingredients :
Filtered water according to the size of the container you are using.
Thumb sized peace of ginger grated.
1 tsp ground Turmeric.
1/2 tsp ground cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp Himalayan salt
Agave syrup to sweeten (optional)

Method :
Add water to a large jug with all of the ingredients and then put the grated ginger into a sieve and squeeze out as much of the juice as possible and add it to the jug.
Give everything a good stir and and pour into the container which you will be storing it in.
Store this tonic in the fridge.

You can drink this shot up to 5 times a day whenever you feel a bit run down or just need a boost.

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