Golden milk it’s also known as turmeric milk or yellow milk. It is an Indian drink that has been used in INDIA as a night drink before going to bed.

golden milk benefits are enormous as In most Indian houses, It’s been given to elders and children before sleep for decades to prevent seasonal disease’s like the common cold and headache due to rapid changes in temperature and season. But now gaining popularity in Western country’s.

Key Ingredients Are Loaded With curcumin the most active antioxidant 

The key ingredient in golden milk is turmeric, a yellow spice popular in Asian cuisine, which gives milk its yellow color.

Free radical damage, along with inflammation, is a key driver of cardiovascular disease, so curcumin can play a part in preventing and managing heart disease. Antioxidants in turmeric may also reduce the risk of cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.

Antioxidants scavenge free radicals from the body cells and prevent or reduce the damage caused by oxidation. 

Uses of turmeric in inflammation and joint pain

Turmeric is used in Acute as well as chronic inflammation. It is thought to play a major role in chronic diseases, including cancer, metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer’s, and heart disease. For this reason, diets rich in anti-inflammatory compounds may reduce your risk of these conditions.

Turmeric Has Antibacterial, Antiviral and Antifungal Properties

In India, golden milk is often used as a home remedy against the common cold & flu. In fact, the yellow drink is used for its immune-boosting properties.

The ingredients in this super drink also have strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which may strengthen your immune system.

Benefits of Golden milk for the skin

Women who drink turmeric milk regularly report a healthy complexion. Turmeric milk is rich in antioxidants, thus destroying free radicals and preventing damage to the skin. It vanishes a dull complexion and restores a healthy glow of the skin when taken regularly.

It helps to repair daily skin damages that occur to the skin during the day today to work.

Vital Vitamins like vitamin D and calcium lead to stronger bones for the body 

If your diet is too low in calcium, your body starts losing calcium from your bones to maintain normal calcium levels in your blood. Over time, this makes bones weak and brittle, increasing your risk of bone diseases, such as osteopenia and osteoporosis

         Eg: When the bones started to lose calcium and the person does squats he can feel pain in the knees and sometimes he can feel the cracking sound in the knees and cutout sound.

How to make golden milk / Easy steps

For a single serving  of 200 ml

  • 1 glass (200ml) of unsweetened milk of your choice
  • 1 tsp of turmeric
  • 1 tsp of honey or maple syrup (optional) 

A simple tip to make creamy Golden milk without adding sweeteners

Take 500 ml of milk and put it on the stove. After 5-10 min when the milk is boiled low the flames to as low as possible and with a spoon mix the milk continuously for another 10 min in low flame. After 10 min switches off the stove and keeps the milk to rest until it becomes lukewarm. Now it’s ready add the 1tsp of turmeric and the milk is ready to drink

Summary

Golden milk is a delicious drink loaded with antioxidants that provide an enormous amount of health benefits, such as a healthier brain, heart, stronger bone & protection from seasonal diseases.

To get the most health benefits, use milk with both calcium and vitamin D and limit the amount of honey you add to your drink.