Fresh and tangy, these turmeric wellness shots are perfect for anyone after a delicious boost of goodness. Easy to make, they will keep in the fridge for a week to provide you with a daily wellness shot!
The power of natural ingredients for your health
In recent years, turmeric wellness shots have gained popularity as a natural remedy for a variety of health concerns. These shots are made with a combination of orange, lemon, turmeric, ginger, black pepper, olive oil, and honey, and offer a range of benefits for the body and mind.
In this blog post, we'll explore the key ingredients in turmeric wellness shots and how they can help improve your overall health.
What are turmeric wellness shots?
Designed to give your body a boost, these turmeric wellness shots are typically a mixture of ingredients rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatories. When made fresh, the shots offer your body a powerful boost of goodness to support your immune system, aid digestion or fight inflammation.
Star ingredients for turmeric wellness shots
Turmeric is the star ingredient in these wellness shots, and for good reason. This bright yellow spice is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and has been used for centuries in traditional medicine. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, which has been shown to help reduce inflammation and pain in the body. Studies have also found that curcumin may help improve brain function and reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases.
Ginger is another key ingredient in turmeric wellness shots. Ginger is a potent anti-inflammatory agent and has been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of conditions, including nausea, inflammation, and pain. Ginger may also help improve digestion and reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases, including heart disease and diabetes.
Black pepper is often added to turmeric wellness shots to enhance the absorption of curcumin in the body. Piperine, the active ingredient in black pepper, has been shown to increase the bioavailability of curcumin by up to 2,000%. This means that adding black pepper to your turmeric shot can help ensure that your body can absorb and use the curcumin more effectively.
Olive oil is another ingredient that is often included in turmeric wellness shots. Olive oil is rich in healthy fats and antioxidants and may help improve heart health, reduce inflammation, and protect against chronic disease. The healthy fats in olive oil can help improve the absorption of curcumin in the body, making it an ideal addition to turmeric shots.
Honey is often added to turmeric wellness shots for its natural sweetness and antibacterial properties. Honey has been used for centuries in traditional medicine to treat a variety of conditions, including sore throat and coughs. It also has natural antibacterial properties, which can help promote overall health and wellness. You can also use maple syrup or coconut syrup as a sweetener.
Citrus fruits in turmeric wellness shots, including orange and lemon, provide a natural source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that can help protect against cellular damage and boost immune function. It also plays a key role in collagen production, which is essential for healthy skin, hair, and nails.
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Time for some shots!
These turmeric shots offer a powerful combination of natural ingredients that can help improve overall health and wellness.
From the anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric and ginger to the antioxidant power of citrus fruits, these shots are packed with nutrients that can help promote optimal health.
So why not give them a try and see what benefits they can offer you?
Turmeric Wellness Shot
- Weighing scale
- Chopping board
- Chefs knife
- Glass bottles
- 1 each Orange peeled and chopped
- 1 each Lemon peeled and chopped
- 30 g Turmeric root peeled and chopped
- 30 g Ginger root peeled and chopped
- 200 g Carrot peeled and chopped
- 10 ml Honey
- 10 ml Olive oil
- 300 ml Water - filtered
- ⅛ teaspoon Black pepper
- Assemble all ingredients.
- Add all ingredients to a blender and blend well.
- Pour into a small bottle or divide into 7 serves.
- Keep in the fridge and have 1 shot every day for 7 days.
- Don't have a powerful blender? Just grate the harder ingredients such as the ginger, turmeric and carrot to make it easier to blend.
- Prefer a smoother shot? You can always strain it using a cheesecloth or strainer. Personally I don't do this, I like keeping all the goodness!
- You can keep the mixture for 7 days in the fridge or freeze into large ice cube trays and defrost when required.
Did you make this recipe? Let me know!