People often go to bed with upset stomach, which is almost always a result of a heavy meal. This leads to poor digestion, heartburn and acid reflux, while also interrupting your sleep. Thankfully, the problem can be treated naturally – a mix of coconut milk, ginger and turmeric can relieve the symptoms easily!
The remedy works due to the nutritional content of the ingredients and their powerful properties. Coconut milk contains healthy fats and has antimicrobial properties which can prevent digestive problems. Turmeric on the other hand, is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent which can relieve inflammation in the digestive tract lining and prevent ulcers thanks to its antiseptic properties. Turmeric has the following health benefits:
- Heals and soothes the digestive tract;
- Detoxifies the body by stimulating the liver and improving bile flow;
- Cures cancer;
- Reduces pain and fever;
- Prevents ulcers;
- Relieves arthritic pain;
- Improves circulation and acts as a blood thinner.
Besides the aforementioned ingredients, the remedy contains honey and black pepper as well. Black pepper is required in order to boost the absorption of curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, while honey has rich nutrient content and numerous health benefits that further improves the remedy.
Here’s how to prepare it:
2 cups of coconut milk
A piece of sliced ginger or a teaspoon of ginger powder
A teaspoon of turmeric powder
A tablespoon of organic honey
¼ of a teaspoon of ground black pepper
The drink is easily prepared –mix all the ingredients in a bowl without the honey, then cook them in a saucepan for 5 minutes on low heat. Add the honey in the end after leaving the mixture to cool down for a while.
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