Golden Milk (Recipe)

Recipe #1: Golden Milk

Ingredients
Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
Crushed jeera/cumin seeds: ½ tsp
Pepper corns: 4-6
Milk: 1 cup
Jaggery/Sugar: to taste

Preparation
Boil 1 tsp of turmeric powder with half cup of milk in a small, pan for 5-8 minutes.
Strain using a tea strainer. Add a little jaggery/sugar to taste. This milk should be consumed within 4-5 hours after preparation.

Uses
Boosts your immunity towards common cold and throat, upper respiratory tract infections. Symptomatic management of early stages of common cold and cough. Manages allergic rashes of various kinds.

Dosage
For children:
1 year: 2 teaspoons
1-3 years: 3 teaspoons
3-6 years: 5 teaspoons
6 -12 years: ¼ cup
12 years +: ½ cup

Use twice daily for a couple of months to enhance immunity; 3-5 times a day for 4-5 days as curative.

Author: Dr. Subrahmanya Kumar, Assistant Professor, CABHN

See other recipes:
Recipe #2: Ghee and pippali
Recipe #3: Trikatu powder
Recipe #4: Licorice (yastimadhu) milk

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