Turmeric is the most healing root for the body. It comes from the root of a plant which is grown mainly in India but it has been used in many countries for thousands of year as a healing food. It is known to be beneficial for the inner organs, the spine, the joints; purifying to the blood; and for general promotion of health. Its external healing properties are great as well. It keeps a person beautiful.
When used internally, it should always be cooked so that the body may more easily assimilate its healing properties. It's an essential nutrient for women over the age of 28.
This recipe provides both vital ingredients—essential oils and turmeric—to help women keep their flexibility and vitality in the tissues. The oil provides lubrication and energy to the system, while turmeric supports the bones and makes the joints more flexible.
1/8 tsp Turmeric
2 Tbsp Almond Oil
1/2 c water
8 oz whole milk
honey to taste
Optional: 1 cardamom pod
Boil turmeric in water for 8 minutes. Meanwhile bring milk and almond oil to boil. When the milk is boiling, turn off the heat and add the turmeric mixture to the milk and serve with honey to taste. The turmeric should completely surrender to the water. The cardamom seeds may be cooked with the turmeric for added flavor, but they are optional.
From I Am A Woman, p. 224