Turmeric is the most powerful antioxidant found by now. It helps and protects the liver in fighting toxins and has amazing effects on cell cancer. Moreover, it helps to purify the blood, to eliminate toxins, which will result in a perfect skin, lowers cholesterol levels, and heals stomach pain, bloating and gallbladder problems. There are studies that confirm that they have positive effects on people who are predisposed to Alzheimer and who treat skin cancer. Further, turmeric may benefit brain chemicals, and it can enhance the production of glutathione, an essential antioxidant for brain health.
Lemon has the ability to alkalize our body and also, contributes to liver health. The best way to start your day is, yes – a glass of warm water with lemon – that will help digestive system and liver detoxification process. Lemons stimulate intestinal movements, purify blood and protect the immune system due to its high vitamin C content. Also, due to the alkalinity properties, lemons can also fight inflammation.
In a recent study, it has been shown that the active ingredient in turmeric – curcumin – equates the effects of fluoxetine (a substance found in many antidepressants such as Prozac): “It is a new and surprising use of this natural medicine. People with depression show inflammation at a high level in the brain. Also, depressed people have a low level of neurogenesis in the brain, which means they produce fewer brain cells. Curcumin is both an anti-inflammatory agent and a powerful stimulant of neurogenesis.” – Dr. Ajay Goel (Baylor Research Institute and Charles A Sammons Cancer Center).
Well, now it’s time to make some turmeric lemonade!
– 5 cups of water
– 4 tablespoons of freshly grated turmeric root
– 3 tablespoons of raw honey
– 2 teaspoons of grated ginger
– ½ cup of fresh lemon juice
– ½ cup of orange juice (optional – for taste)
And how to make it:
Boil the water, place the turmeric root and grated ginger into a jar and then pour the boiled water into it. Allow the mixture to sleep for a minimum of 10 minutes. Scoop the honey into the jar and stir until it is completely dissolved. Strain the mixture and add the lemon juice. After the liquid has cooled a bit, sip and then add lemon.
Check out our Organic Turmeric Curcumin back in stock which you can also use in lemonade. Just open the capsules and scoop the content into the lemonade. For a ginger taste you can also blend the bonus content of ginger powder. Enjoy the Hidden Nature!