Digestive problems are a common issue for over 100 million Americans, and a lot of people are aware of the symptoms of some damage in the intestinal health and they are gas, constipation, bloating and heartburn.
Luckily, there are many natural remedies that are very efficient in treating digestive problems. Here in this article, you can read about the healthy benefits of turmeric milk consumed as a drink before going to bed, and you can also find the recipe for a drink with turmeric and coconut which has potent anti-inflammatory properties. It is very efficient in reducing reflux and heartburn during the night and it will also ameliorate the process of digestion.
Turmeric – turmeric contains curcumin which has the ability to enhance the production of bile in the gallbladder, and thus boosts digestion. Turmeric has been accepted as a safe and efficient remedy for digestive issues, by the German Commission E – which is in charge of deciding which herbs are safe to use in Germany. And it was also a subject in a study which was placebo-controlled, double-blind, and it showed that turmeric is highly beneficial in the treatment of indigestion by eliminating the symptoms of gas and bloating.
Ginger – ginger is also another powerful ingredient which has been used for centuries in treatments for digestive issues like pain, motion sickness, loss of appetite and nausea.
Coconut milk – in the case of constipation, you can increase the fiber intake. Fiber is contained in raw coconut milk – 5 grams in one cup. You can also use it instead of the usual laxative. Coconut milk is beneficial in treating kidney and urinary issues as well.
Raw honey – is abundant in enzymes, and it has more than 500 enzymes, and the most beneficial are amylase – which is in charge of the carbohydrates. The good thing from consuming enzymes which are naturally obtained like from amylase – is that the body does not need to make an effort to make these enzymes on its own.
Recipe for the drink
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- 1 tsp of turmeric
- 1 tbs of honey
- 1 tsp of ginger powder or 1 piece of ginger root
- ¼ tsp of black pepper
Take all the ingredients, and put them into one bowl, but leave the honey. Mix them all together. Then use a saucepan and add the mixture to heat it and leave it to boil. When it starts to boil, reduce to low heat and leave it for 5 minutes. Then add the honey, while it is warm enough. The drink is prepared.
It is very easy to make and it can help with bad breath and stomach problems.
You should consume this drink before bedtime, and in the morning you will feel energized and fresh.