Very often, we go to bed feeling full or with an upset stomach. This is often a result of stress or eating a heavy meal, and its poor digestion may lead to acid reflux, interrupted sleep or heartburn.
However, this issue can be treated naturally. The mixture of coconut milk, ginger, and turmeric is extremely beneficial as it treats the symptoms of indigestion, like acid reflux and heartburn, and improves digestion. This drink will also help boost your metabolism and help you lose weight!
How it works:
Coconut oil is rich in numerous healthy fats and has powerful antimicrobial effects which prevent stomach or digestive problems due to bacteria. Coconut oil boosts metabolism, helping you to burn calories and lose fat. Coconut oil improves your ability to burn other dietary fats.
On the other hand, turmeric is a strong anti-inflammatory agent which reduces the issues related to the digestive tract lining, and prevents ulcers, due to its antiseptic properties.
It has numerous other health benefits, such as:
Heals and soothes the digestive tract
Helps detoxification of the body by stimulating the function of the liver and improving bile flow
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Alleviates pain and fever related to illness
Improves blood circulation and thins the blood
Relieves arthritis pain, due to its anti-inflammatory properties
Aids in fat metabolism and weight management
This remedy also contains other beneficial ingredients such as honey and black pepper.
Black pepper stimulates the absorption of curcumin, the active ingredient of turmeric.
Honey improves digestion and soothes the irritation in the digestive system, and it is high in vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and amino acids. It also helps you sleep.
Honey is a fat-digesting carbohydrate that stimulates the release of insulin and allows tryptophan to enter the brain easily. Tryptophan is the compound that makes us sleepy.
This is how to prepare the drink:
2 cups coconut milk
1tbsp coconut oil
1-inch piece of sliced ginger/ 1 teaspoon ginger powder
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 tablespoon organic honey
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
Method of preparation:
In a bowl, mix the ingredients, except for the honey. Mix them well, transfer the mixture to a saucepan, and place it over low heat. Cook it for 5 minutes, and add the honey at the end.
This delicious and healthy drink is easy to prepare, and it soothes the stomach, enhances digestion, prevents acid reflux, helps you sleep, and aids in weight loss.