Turmeric milk is a popular drink in India which is usually enjoyed as a homemade natural remedy for pain associated with sore throat or cold. Turmeric is an amazing spice which also is known to be helpful to give relief from both cough and inflammation related joint pains like arthritis pain. In this post, let us read more about the turmeric milk recipe which is popularly used from ancient times as an excellent home remedy for sore throat and cold.
Turmeric for sore throat is an ancient home remedy popular in many Asian countries. Turmeric milk is one of the best home remedies for quick relief from sore throat pain, normal cold and cough.
I want to make it clear that though turmeric milk has antibacterial properties, turmeric milk is not a remedy or medicine for cold or sore throat or any other medical conditions, but it is helpful as an effective remedy for pain relief during times of sore throat and cold.
If you have severe cold, cough or throat pain or if you have any medical conditions or if you are pregnant, please consult with your doctor for medications. This natural remedy for normal sore throat pain, cold and cough gives quick relief and is effective only under normal circumstances.
So let us see how to make the best use of turmeric for sore throat pain and cold following this recipe for turmeric milk.
Before going to the turmeric milk recipe, I want to tell you a few words on how effective this natural remedy works for cold and sore throat in terms of pain relief. This turmeric milk recipe works for me by giving much relief to my throat pain and cold symptoms, when I have sore throat or normal cold.
This turmeric milk recipe is traditionally used in India as a home remedy to cold and sore throat under normal situations.
This is for pain relief associated with sore throat or cold and it is not meant to cure any illness. And usually it works as quick and instant relief for sore throat and cold, under normal situations.
However, I am not a doctor and this article is meant for reference purpose only. You should decide by yourself if you want to try a home remedy for your sore throat or cold or if you should consult with your doctor after monitoring your situation. If the home remedies don’t give you quick relief, make sure you check with your doctor. Also if you have never tried turmeric or any other ingredients mentioned in the recipe, you should be cautious.
Anyone having specific medical conditions or undergoing medications or treatments and anyone who is pregnant must discuss with the doctor before relying on herbal or home remedies for pain relief.
Few more words on turmeric milk recipe also known as haldi milk in India – turmeric for sore throat & Cold home remedy
Turmeric or Haldi as known in India has so many health benefits.
Turmeric is a wonderful spice with so many medicinal properties and the daily use of turmeric has been proved to benefit health in many ways including improving your immunity and protecting your cells from damage. It has cancer fighting properties and still researches are going on in the medical field to find out the potential of this amazing spice.
I have actually never tried this wonderful turmeric until a few years back. It all started like this. Once I was traveling to my hometown which was a pretty long journey, and I got cold and sore throat.
The next day also I didn’t feel well and the throat pain seemed to be increasing. Many times Id about using turmeric milk for throat pain relief, but I didn’t give it a try until then.
At night, I decided to give a try to the turmeric milk, about which I have heard before but never tried myself.
To my surprise, after having the turmeric milk I started feeling better in my throat and by the next day morning my sore throat has gone. I had the turmeric milk for a couple of days more and my cold symptoms started reducing.
If you have severe viral infection or a bacterial infection which must be treated, you will still need to see the doctor and have medicine. However, a little warm turmeric milk may help you feel better when you have sore throat or cold!
So let us go on to see how to use turmeric for sore throat pain and cold following this super easy turmeric milk recipe which is very effective as natural cold remedy and sore throat remedy.
Make sure you use good quality organic turmeric powder and raw honey when you prepare turmeric milk for sore throat and cold.
As many of you may already know, turmeric (also known as haldi or manjal in may places) is very commonly used in many Asian dishes.
In case you are not familiar with this spice, try adding turmeric to a variety of dishes including rice recipes, curries, soups and stews.
If you are allergic to milk or if you are following a vegan diary free diet due to some reason, you can try coconut milk instead of regular milk.
Turmeric Milk Recipe
- 1 cup Milk
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
- 2 tablespoons organic raw honey
- Heat milk in a saucepan and once it starts boiling, add turmeric powder to the milk.
- Let it boil for few seconds, then add the honey to the hot milk, stir and then turn off the stove. Have the turmeric milk once it is still warm for instant relief from sore throat!