Healing & Soothing Turmeric Tea Recipe

warm turmeric drink recipe

Recipe: Warm and soothing turmeric tea recipe

This warm and soothing turmeric tea contains healing and anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin. This magic compound has many interesting actions including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, hepatoprotective and anti-arthritic properties. Adding black pepper with turmeric and consuming this combination with fat enhances the bioavailability of the curcumin.

Learn more about turmeric nutritional benefits, uses and recipes here.


¼ cup coconut cream (full fat)
1 cup water
½ tsp powdered turmeric (or a 2cm piece of fresh turmeric roughly sliced)
½ tsp powdered ginger (or a 4cm piece of fresh ginger roughly sliced)
¼- ½ tsp raw honey (optional)
Sprinkle of fresh cracked pepper


In a small saucepan over a medium heat, place the water, coconut milk, turmeric and ginger and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Take off the heat and strain into your favourite cup.  Stir through honey and sprinkle with cracked pepper.  Enjoy immediately as a healthy, warming, anti-inflammatory and yummy drink!

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min
Total time: 10 min

Number of servings (yield): 1

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Claire Yates

By Claire Yates

Claire Yates is a Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, holding a Bachelor of Health Science, who is passionate about paleo nutrition, health and having fun! She is the author of Optimal Health The Paleo Way and is a self-confessed lover of good food and good coffee.


  1. Tiffany says

    Is there any way you can provide a print form? I dont have a great printer and it used ALOT of ink. I AM NOT an e-book person and that is preventing me from getting it. I just cant read off a screen. Let me know if you can or have ideas. Thanks

  2. Melanie says

    I made this last night before bed (without the honey) and it was delicious. I also had a really good sleep! Thanks for the recipe :)


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