Turmeric Tonic

Since Tammy and Alyse discussed the benefits of turmeric and ginger at their Detox Workshop in March, we have been obsessed with finding ways to add these two ingredients into our daily routine.

We are loving turmeric for a few different reasons: it has anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties. The curcumin found in turmeric has been linked to helping reduce the growth of tumors, along with slowing down advancements of various diseases such as Alzheimer’s, rheumatoid arthritis, in addition to helping with digestive issues. If that isn’t enough, the turmeric is what makes our summer go-to drink, Turmeric Tonic get the summery color that it is!

Ginger, also has it’s own wonderful properties. Just like turmeric, ginger has agents in it that helps fight inflammation. Ginger is also notorious in helping nausea and indigestion. The lymphatic system also benefits from ginger, as it helps support a healthy respiratory system.

Not only will you reap the benefits of these ingredients, but you’ll notice a boost of energy — and how can you not be happy sipping on such a beautiful, bright drink?!

TURMERIC TONIC RECIPE

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric spice
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1-2 inches of grated ginger root
  • filtered water

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Peel and grate ginger
  2. Combine grated ginger, turmeric, lemon juice and honey
  3. Add all of the ingredients to a pitcher of water and stir very well before drinking.
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