Golden milk: Ancient Drink To Heal An Array Of Ailments Including Cold, Cough, Cancer

Golden Milk is an ancient Ayurvedic drink made of turmeric and milk. Most benefits of turmeric is due to its key compound, curcumin, which has strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antiseptic properties, and powerful polyphenol antioxidant that also gives turmeric its beautiful golden color.

Turmeric is a great source of protein, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, dietary fiber, niacin and zinc. Due to these healthy nutrients, turmeric is used to treat a wide variety of health problems.

Health benefits of drinking turmeric milk

Cures Cough and Cold

Turmeric is known for its antibiotic and antibacterial properties. It gives instant relief to sore throat, cold and cough. Turmeric milk is one of the best remedy to cure cold and cough.


Drinking Turmeric milk will ease morning stiffness, cure arthritis and swelling in the joint and reduce pain.

Anti Inflammatory and Analgesic

It has full of anti inflammatory, analgesic properties so its widely used to cure pain, swelling and headache. Due to natural antiseptic, it disinfects wounds as soon as you use. Turmeric stops wound from bleeding, sprinkling and pain.

Cures Cancer

It is found that turmeric milk cure breast, skin, lung, prostate, and colon cancers due to its anti-inflammatory properties.

Digestive System

Due to antiseptic and antibacterial properties turmeric milk help to cure digestive disorder, ulcer and colitis. Effective in curing indigestion and preventing ulcer and diarrhea.


Cures Liver Problems

It is known as natural liver detoxifies and helps to purify blood. It helps to improve the function of liver and cleanses the lymphatic system.

Respiratory Problems

Due to its antibacterial and antibiotic properties turmeric milk is widely used to treat problems related respiratory system.

Healthy Bones

Turmeric and milk is a good source of calcium. It provides calcium and It strengthens bones.

Blood Purifier

Turmeric milk purify your blood and improve blood circulation.

Home-made Golden Milk Recipe


1 teaspoon Turmeric Paste
2 cups milk
1/8 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
Honey to taste (optional)
Pinch cinnamon (optional)


Gentle heat 2 cups of milk with 1 teaspoon of golden paste in stainless steel.

Mix well. Add optional vanilla, honey and/or cinnamon.

Drinking a cup of Golden Milk every day could keep you healthy.

Sources and reference:

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