Turmeric is a spice that has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. It is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Here are some homemade remedies that use turmeric:
Turmeric Tea: Turmeric tea is easy to prepare and can help counter seasonal allergies. Add some honey to it and you’ll have yourself an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial concoction of your own making.
Turmeric Milk: Stir some cinnamon, a bit of black pepper, honey and a teaspoon of turmeric in your milk. This is the way in which the peoples of South Asia have been consuming turmeric, and they’ve had centuries to perfect the art. Soon you’ll forget you’re drinking a medicinal plant due to its intoxicating smell and taste.
Turmeric Broth: Add one teaspoon of turmeric, some garlic and a bit of vinegar to your broth and there you have it. The great part of this recipe is that it goes well with other spices and herbs.
Turmeric Smoothie: Blend together some turmeric, ginger, banana, and coconut milk to make a delicious and healthy smoothie.
The Yellow Mask: Mix turmeric with honey and yogurt to create a face mask that can help reduce acne and brighten your skin.
Makeshift Bandages: Turmeric can be used as a natural antiseptic. Mix turmeric with water to create a paste and apply it to minor cuts and burns.
Golden Ointment: Mix turmeric with coconut oil and beeswax to create a natural ointment that can help soothe sore muscles and joints.
Simply Cook With It: Turmeric can be used to add flavor and color to a variety of dishes. It is commonly used in curries, rice dishes, and soups.
Please note that these remedies are not scientifically proven and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.