Golden Milk Tea has been shown to greatly help reduce inflammation of the gut. It also has been reported to help people sleep better, as an added benefit! If you are dealing with any kind of sleep or digestive disturbances, this will be a great therapy to add to your daily routine, at least right before bed, and might even want to sneak in an additional serving in the morning, or sometime throughout the day!
You can make this 5 days ahead, storing in airtight container in fridge, then warm right before serving! Recipe makes two 1/2 cup servings.
1 Cup Unsweetened coconut milk
1-1/2 inch piece Turmeric root, unpeeled, thinly sliced, or 1/4 tsp dried turmeric
1/2 tsp Organic, raw and unfiltered honey (Manuka is best)
1 drop YL Vitality Cinnamon Bark essential oil
1 drop YL Vitality Ginger essential oil; or 1 small piece (1/4 inch) unpeeled, thinly sliced ginger root, or 1/8 tsp dried ginger
1 drop YL Vitality Cardamom essential oil; or a dash of cardamom powder
1 drop YL Vitality Black Pepper essential oil; or dash of freshly cracked black pepper
**This recipe is best made and enjoyed with essential oils
In small saucepan whisk Coconut milk, and turmeric together. If using root or dried ginger, cinnamon and cardamom, add all of those at this point as well. If using essential oils, do not add those until after removing from heat!
Bring to a low boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 7-10 minutes.
Turn off and remove from heat.
Strain with fine mesh (or drink up with all the powders and roots)
Stir in honey and drop in all essential oils, at this point.
Divide into two servings.
Drink warm, preferably before going to bed, but can also drink at any time of the day.
Adjust amount of each ingredient to your taste.