Feeling a little under the weather? This simple ginger-turmeric remedy may be just what you need to knock out that nasty cold before it takes hold!
It’s winter – the season of colds, flu, and other nasty bugs which seem to take hold as the cold days keep us cooped up indoors where viruses can run rampant, and our immune systems often take a beating with the stress of cold, dry weather combined with lack of Vitamin D.
Ginger has long been touted as a health super-food, packed with immune-boosting, pain-relieving, and digestive-enhancing properties. When combined with the anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric, this simple natural remedy could be just what you need to get yourself back to healthy – stat!
Check out this quick spicy health shot, courtesy of Thrive.com:
Ginger-Turmeric Wellness Shot
Yield: 1 serving
1 (1-inch) piece of ginger
1 (1-inch) piece of turmeric
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon raw honey
Pinch freshly ground pepper
Special equipment: Juicer (or good garlic press)
Juice ginger and turmeric (or squeeze out juice with a garlic press).
Mix with juice of 1 lemon, honey, and a pinch of black pepper.