“Knee pain on the whole is a very common condition and frequent problem presenting to general practitioners. The overall prevalence of knee pain in the population is approximately 19%.” – Virtual Medical Centre
“Several recent studies show that turmeric/curcumin has anti-inflammatory properties and modifies immune system responses…A 2010 clinical trial found that a turmeric supplement (provided) long-term improvement in pain and function in 100 patients with knee OA (osteoarthritis). – The Arthritis Foundation
If you were to Google “turmeric pain benefits” or “turmeric pain benefits study,” (as this writer did), you’d be astonished at what comes back. Study after study, institution after institution, has confirmed and reconfirmed the astounding health benefits of turmeric or curcumin.
Although ginger is not as widely recognized within the medical community, it too has pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties. As a side note, ginger is also known to treat acute conditions such as motion sickness, nausea, and digestive problems. Ginger is generally accepted as one of the healthiest foods in existence due to its nutritional density.
Combining these two natural ingredients into a single recipe yields a potent pain-relieving mix. While there are plenty of recipes that provide some measure of pain relief, few if any are as versatile and powerful as turmeric and ginger tea.
In this article, we discuss how to make this simple and tasty beverage. In as little as 10 minutes, you can be enjoying this wonderful concoction. We’ve supplemented the recipe with some necessary information, including recommended dosages and potential prescription drug interactions (please be sure to read!)
Let’s get to it then!
How To Make Spicy Turmeric Ginger Tea For Knee And Joint Pain
Here’s what you’ll need:
– One cup of water
– ¼ teaspoon of (preferably, organic) ground turmeric
– ¼ teaspoon of (again, preferably organic) ground ginger
– Up to a tablespoon of honey to provide some sweetness (optional)
– A strainer
– Bring the cup of water to a boil
– Add the ¼ teaspoon of turmeric and ¼ teaspoon of ginger
– Reduce the heat to a simmer
– Let cool for 10-15 minutes
– Strain mixture to eliminate hardened compounds
– Sip, and add honey to preferred taste