Almost everyone had experience with the feeling of overly full or disturbing stomachache before bedtime. This is possible especially if you have a meal rich in nature. This digestion can cause a lot of problems like heartburn, reflux or interrupted sleep.
There are a lot of ways for this problem to be treated naturally. The turmeric milk is used as a bedtime drink and there is a recipe given for an anti-inflammatory bedtime beverage based on coconut and turmeric. With this drink, the digestion can be improved and the nighttime heartburn and reflux avoided.
The Benefits of Turmeric Milk
Turmeric milk is known as very common bedtime drink in India as the chocolate milk is in America. This drink helps to improve your digestion and the warming effect of the turmeric and the ginger both can help to promote restful sleep.
And all these healthy benefits of this milk come thanks to the amazing properties of its ingredients. Ginger is known as a powerful anti-inflammatory and it is used for promoting a good digestion and preventing nausea and heartburn. Coconut milk contains healthy fats and has antimicrobial properties that can prevent digestive and stomach upset from bacteria making this milk an important ingredient.
The anti-inflammatory properties of the turmeric soothe down the lining of the digestive tract and prevent the formation of ulcers. You can enhance the body’s absorption of the curcumin in the turmeric by adding black pepper, while the honey contains a wealth of enzymes, amino acids, vitamins and minerals which help in improving the digestion and also gives a wonderful flavor to this drink.
Recipe for Turmeric-Coconut Milk
- 2cups coconut milk
- 1teaspoon turmeric
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 1-inch piece of sliced ginger root
- Honey to taste
Add the ingredients, except the honey, all together in a bowl and whisk them. Then pour them into a saucepan and heat until there are a low boiling and bubbling. Lower the heat and let simmer for 5 minutes. Strain out the ginger root, add the honey and drink it while is still warm.
This recipe is not difficult to make. And it is really delicious, the mix of the creaminess of the coconut, the spice of turmeric and the sweetness of honey. It is helpful remedy for digestion, preventing the nighttime stomach problems and promoting uninterrupted sleep.
Source: Family Life Goals