Originating in India and Southeast Asia, turmeric has been used in ancient medicines, namely Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine, for thousands of years. The aptly nicknamed “golden root,” is full of beneficial compounds that foster health and longevity. Turmeric is well known as a powerful anti-inflammatory and a great all around supporter of well-being.
Why we love it:
- Anti-inflammatory properties support an active lifestyle
- Boosts skin health! Golden root = golden skin
- Helps detoxify the body
- Tastes great in savoury dishes and sweet bites alike
Did you know?
Before its healing properties were discovered, turmeric was used as a dye by ancient societies for its vibrant color. In India, turmeric was used for the yellow-orange robes of Buddhist monks. Talk about holy!
Dissolve a scoop of turmeric into a warm glass of your favorite nut milk with a bit of honey for a truly “golden milk” bursting with SUPER benefits. Perfect post-yoga treat!