- 1 Tbsp Turmeric
- 1Tbsp Ginger
- 1/2-1 tsp Cayenne
- 5 Tbsp lemon juice
- optional Stevia to taste, or maple syrup.
- 32 oz. warm water
- Boil 32 ounces of water in a tea kettle, once it boils remove it from heat and set it aside.
- Add spices and lemon juice to a pitcher or container that holds at least 32 ounces of water. Once the water has cooled a bit( you don’t want to add boiling water into the mixture, this will breakdown some of the benefits of the lemon) add it to the pitcher. Give the mixture a good stir and sip on it throughout the day. As the potion sits the spices will fall to the bottom, you can stir it each time your pour yourself more, and always add some more warm water if it gets too spicy for you. Add stevia or maple syrup to sweeten it if necessary.
Turmeric-The major health benefits of Turmeric start with it being a strong anti-inflammatory spice. Turmeric has been used in Chinese and Indian systems of medicine for centuries and is now becoming popular in the Western world to treat various symptoms.
Ginger- Ginger has been used in herbal medicine to help promote the elimination of intestinal gas, and intestinal spasmolytic, which helps relax and soothe the intestinal tract. Adding this spice to this drink will help your body eliminate waste naturally, and get rid of excess bloat.
Cayenne- Cayanne gets its heat from the high concentration of capsaicin. Capsaicin is recognized as an effective pain reliever, as a digestive and anti-ulcer aid and also produces cardiovascular benefits. Adding cayenne pepper, even in small amounts can help reduce symptoms of indigestion. . Cayenne pepper is known as increasing the body’s ability to burn fat, and who doesn’t want to burn more fat?
Lemon-Lemons are a great source of vitamin C and B6 as well as potassium, folic acid, flanoids, and phytochemical limonene. Lemon can help aid in weight loss because of its benefits as a digestive aid, and it helps cleanse the liver. Lemons are also a great way to help your body fight infections and promote immunity.