Turmeric drinks – sunshine from within

Turmeric drinks - sunshine from within

Weak nerves? Turmeric is a true magic bulb. This spice is considered the “spice of life” in the Indian healing art of Ayurveda. It is used as a universal remedy and is now also considered a so-called superfood in our country. Especially if you feel weak, have a lot of stress or notice that a cold is coming on, turmeric is suitable for stabilizing the immune system.

Turmeric is one of the top anti-inflammatories, it lowers high blood pressure (often caused by stress) and also cholesterol levels. Thus, the tuber is a regeneration booster without equal, with antioxidant properties – thanks to its power ingredient curcumin.

It regenerates accelerates muscle regeneration and is beneficial for vascular and respiratory health. As an intestinal stimulant, turmeric can even help prevent colon cancer and cancer in general. It also prevents tumor formation.

The main active ingredient, curcumin, is poorly soluble in water. Therefore, it is recommended to take it together with an oil (e.g., a teaspoon of linseed oil). Turmeric is classified as safe and has no side effects even when taken in high doses (for example, 8 grams a day).

Those who wish to use turmeric therapeutically should take at least one teaspoon daily.
Turmeric Mango Buttermilk

Preparation for two people:

250ml buttermilk
1 mango
1 tablespoon linseed oil
1 teaspoon turmeric
1cm piece of ginger
freshly ground pepper
juice of half a lemon

Optional: some honey and/or ice cubes

Peel and chop the ginger and mix the linseed oil with the turmeric. Then put all the ingredients in a blender or blend well with a hand blender.
Mango-turmeric lassi

Preparation for 2 people:

1 mango (about 350g)
200g skyr
2 pinches of ground turmeric powder
2 tablespoons agave syrup
1 tablespoon lime juice

3 ice cubes

Peel mango, cut into wedges and separate from stone core.
Blend together with skyr, 100ml water, turmeric, agave syrup, lime juice in a stand mixer or with a blender until creamy.

If you like it even more liquid, you can mix 1-2 tablespoons of water under the lassi.