Turmeric and Ginger Drink – What Are Its Powerful Health Benefits?

What are the wonders of a turmeric and ginger beverage?

Both turmeric and ginger are known for their impressive benefits and here are some of the benefits we can get in drinking them at the same time.

There are several promising studies that showed the powerful effects of these on nausea, pain, inflammation, and immune function. These two were actually used for centuries to cure a lot of conditions like chronic inflammation and fatigue.

Some of the benefits of turmeric are:

  • powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties
  • neutralizes free radicals
  • prevent certain types of cancers
  • fight degenerative processes
  • anti-depressant
  • delay aging and prevents age-related chronic diseases

Some of the ginger tea benefits on the other hand are:

  • relieve motion sickness
  • lower blood pressure
  • prevent heart attacks
  • help prevent blood clots
  • relieve heartburn
  • lower cholesterol levels
  • improve blood circulation
  • manage body weight
  • has anti-cancer contents

Now, what can happen if these two are used together?

  1. They both have powerful anti-inflammatory compounds, such as gingerol in ginger and curcumin in turmeric.
  2. They support digestive health.
  3. They are rich in antioxidants and a cup of this drink to start your morning can contribute to a stronger immune response and increased infection resistance.
  4. Ginger has contents that can help reduce dysmenorrhea.
  5. Promote blood circulation as ginger can widen blood vessels while turmeric promotes cardiovascular health.
  6. Curcumin in turmeric aids weight loss while ginger can help control your appetite.

Drink​ recipe


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger or ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder or freshly grated turmeric
  • A pinch of black pepper
  • Honey or lemon

Stir everything well in the warm water and add a teaspoon of honey for an added sweetness. However, if you are someone with acidity or gastric issues, avoid drinking this on an empty stomach. 

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