A natural anti-inflammatory, turmeric is a storehouse of health benefits. It contains compounds are called curcuminoids, the most important of which is curcumin. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric and has powerful anti-inflammatory effects. Chronic, low-level inflammation plays a major role in almost every chronic disease. This includes heart disease, cancer, metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer’s and various degenerative conditions. A very strong antioxidant, curcumin is known to prevent many of them.
Here’s an easy turmeric tea recipe made with ginger, honey and lemon that will help you to boost your immune system. Ginger contains anti-inflammatory compounds and boosts immunity. Honey is well known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and the antioxidants in lemons are also powerful anti-inflammatory agents. They can help to reduce swelling, helping your body to repair any damaged tissue.
- Boil water.
- Add all of the other ingredients together and whisk well.
- Add hot, not boiling, water to mixed ingredients. Whisk well until combined.
- Pour the golden turmeric tea into a cup and enjoy!