Turmeric Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties
Fall is here, and with it often comes increased inflammation and pain for those who suffer from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. It seems unavoidable and managing it can be challenging. Natural ways to relieve painful inflammation are sometimes helpful adjuncts in pain management. This ginger and turmeric tea recipe may have anti-inflammatory benefits.
Two herbs touted for their therapeutic benefits are ginger and turmeric. Both of these naturally growing roots may have anti-inflammatory properties and many other benefits according to the Mayo Clinic. Incorporate ginger and turmeric into meals, beverages, or even take them in supplement form.
As the air cools, try this Ginger and Turmeric tea. This delicious and soothing tea can provide pain relief and comfort as you sip.
GINGER TURMERIC TEA
8 oz boiling water
1 tsp. fresh turmeric root, grated (1/3 tsp. if using dried)
1 tsp. fresh ginger root, grated (1/3 tsp. if using dried)
1 tsp. coconut oil
Honey to taste, optional
Fresh lemon wedge, optional
Combine all ingredients.
Drink daily or as desired.
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