This elixir will kick-start your day better than an average cup of coffee. With its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits, it will help protect you against colds, boost your energy and aid digestion.
- 2 cups filtered water
- 1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
- 1/2-inch piece fresh turmeric, peeled and sliced
- Juice of 1 lemon (or lime)
- 1 tsp raw honey
- Pinch of pepper
- Place all ingredients in a high powered blender (I used a Vitamix), blend until liquid.
- Store in the fridge.
- It is a natural antibacterial agent
- It is a liver detoxifier
- It has anti-inflammatory benefits (making it a natural treatment for arthritis
- Turmeric naturally increases antioxidant capacity of the body by blocking free radicals as well as stimulating your body’s own antioxidant defenses
- It may help in managing weight by aiding in fat metabolism
- In Chinese medicine it is used to treat depression