HEALING GOLDEN TURMERIC PASTE
Turmeric (Curcuma longa), is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant belonging to the ginger family Zingiberaceae, which is native to tropical South Asia.
How to make and use this this highly bio-available golden turmeric paste
1/2 a cup turmeric powder
1/3 a cup of coconut oil
1 – 2 teaspoons of ground black pepper (Important!! Increases bio-availability of curcumin by 1000%!!)
1 cup of water plus an extra cup for desired paste consistency
In a saucepan add the turmeric powder and water.
Stir over a gentle heat until you have a thick paste.
This should take about 10 minutes.
You may need to add a bit more water as you go.
Then add the coconut oil and the black pepper at the end of cooking.
Whisk or stir well to incorporate the oil.
Leave to cool
Store the golden paste in a glass jar for up to 2 weeks in the fridge.
Use in smoothies, ‘golden milk’ (warm up a cup of milk, stir in 1 teaspoon of the golden paste, pinch of cinnamon and a heaped teaspoon of honey), add 1 teaspoon to whipped up eggs before frying, add to curries or as an addition to a salad dressing.
For humans and animals!
Science has started to back up what the Indians have know for a long time, that this is food as medicine.
Medline, an open access database now contains over 1,000 studies on turmeric and its components such as curcumin.
These are some of the most amazing demonstrated properties of turmeric –
Prevention and reversal of Alzheimer’s disease and other brain diseases
Reduction in inflammation
Cancer prevention and destroying of cancer stem cells
Protection against radiation induced damage
Protection against heavy metal toxicity
Lowered risk of heart disease
Benefits against depression