Anti-Inflammatory Ginger-Turmeric Tea

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ tsp ground turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch dried ginger powder
  • 1 pc crushed clove
  • As desired milk- can use cow milk, soy milk or even almond milk
  • To taste Maple syrup

Instructions:

  1. In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil.
  2. Add turmeric, ginger, and clove, and reduce the heat.
  3. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in milk, let boil for a few more minutes and then strain the tea into a cup.
  5. Add maple syrup to taste.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy!

Comments- Turmeric and ginger while pacifying Vata, help subside inflammation due to the anti-inflammatory properties of compounds like curcumin and gingerols respectively. However, being hot in nature, Pitta dominant people should avoid taking them in large quantities.

 

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Deepak Bhanot, BAMS is a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner with 20 years of experience. He specializes in dietary and lifestyle consultation as per one's Prakriti. He has an advanced specialization in Nutrition and Health Education as well as Preventive and Promotive Health Care. He is a certified Panchakarma and Ayurvedic Acupressure therapist.

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