Many of us have already had some experience with turmeric. Someone has used it as a spice, many use it in the preparation of “golden milk” , and some have only seen bags of yellow powder in large supermarkets or health food stores and wondered what it is for. But few know that turmeric with honey becomes a priceless natural remedy.

Turmeric with honey: a priceless remedy

Both turmeric and honey are superfoods today. They are two of the foods with more health properties than few others. Many already knew about its properties but few knew that, with the combination of the two, its medicinal and nutritional potency increases even more. You want to know why? Read on to realize why you should be making this mixture right now to consume it daily.

Turmeric with honey is anti-inflammatory

Turmeric with honey has an effective anti-inflammatory activity, which not only destroys bacteria that cause disease, but also promotes natural defenses.

Unlike synthetic antibiotics, which can be found in abundance in the pharmacy, this drug does not have any negative effect on the intestinal flora .

Turmeric contains curcumin, a polyphenol identified as an essential active ingredient, which reaches more than 150 potential therapeutic activities, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.

Turmeric with honey significantly improves digestion

The consumption of turmeric and honey from bees significantly improves digestion and increases the activity of the beneficial flora in the intestine. In Ayurveda (Ayurveda is a 5,000 year old natural healing system, which has its origins in the Vedic culture of India) this is a traditional cold remedy.

Recipe to prepare the “golden honey” – turmeric with honey

So, at the first symptoms of illness, instead of taking the usual pharmacy drugs, try using this “golden honey”, which is the mixture of turmeric powder with honey. The moment the first cold symptoms arrive, prepare this mixture that will last 3 days.

Ingredients needed:

  •  3.5 oz / 100 grams of pure honey
  •  1 tablespoon of turmeric

Preparation method:

Add 1 tablespoon of turmeric in 100 grams of raw honey. Mix well and place the mixture in a jar.


Taken during the first symptoms of a cold:

  • Day 1- take half a teaspoon of the mixture every hour throughout the day
  • Day 2 – take half a teaspoon of the mixture every two hours
  • Day 3 – take half a teaspoon of the mixture three times a day

The mixture must remain in the mouth until completely dissolved. Usually after three days, the cold subsides and the body can recover.

This composition can also be used in the complex treatment of respiratory diseases, taking 1 teaspoon of the mixture three times a day. Repeating this procedure during the week. You can add the golden honey in milk or tea.

Do this especially if you suffer from hemophilia and hypertension, as turmeric thins the blood and lowers blood pressure. But, in addition to lowering blood pressure, turmeric can cause a drop in blood sugar levels. People suffering from diabetes should check with their doctor as well. What you should know:

That you should not consume turmeric if you suffer from biliary disease, because turmeric causes muscle contraction in the gallbladder.

Additional tips:

Indo-Tibetan medicine says: if you use turmeric before meals, it acts on the digestive system, if you use it during meals, it acts on the throat and lungs, if you use it after a meal, it acts on the colon and kidneys.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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