Almost Cold Cure

I came down with a cold last week that just wouldn’t budge. Liposomal vitamin C several times a day was helping but the chest pains and clogged throat weren’t letting up. Looking through our website I found Wendyl’s blog about her “almost cold cure” – a strong shot of turmeric, lemon, and honey taken four times a day. It worked! This is from Wendyl’s post in 2013. “Having confidently written about the health benefits of turmeric several times …

 

 

Hydrating Kiwifruit Face Mask

Our friend and beauty blogger/YouTuber Zaytia has shared a lovely face mask recipe with us this week.  As we were putting this newsletter together this morning we found out she gave birth to a gorgeous wee man in the early hours, huge congrats Zaytia and Jake. Who knew that kiwifruit was so good for the skin?! This hydrating mask – which also contains super spice, turmeric – is good enough to eat, 100% natural, and perfect for the warmer months ahead. “It …

 

hands holidng a cup of Turmeric latte, Golden milk, Turmeric milk, healthy hipster drink

 

Turmeric and Coconut Bedtime Elixir  

Over the last couple of weeks, we have had quite a few emails asking for the Turmeric and Coconut Bedtime Elixir recipe that I shared a while back. This is the perfect time of year to be making this warm, satisfying drink. It’s still one of my favourite winter bedtime recipes. The light, creamy, slightly spicy flavour is delicious, and apparently having a warm drink at night helps to boost the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin. The combination of turmeric, …

 

 

Turmeric Paste for Pets

Turmeric, otherwise known as curcumin, is one of the most incredibly healing spices – its ability to reduce inflammation has been well documented. I take it every day along with hemp seed oil and have noticed a significant reduction in the pain in my right arm (probably due to using my mouse/computer too much). If I miss a couple of days the pain starts creeping back. Last week I had an email asking if turmeric would work …

 

turmeric carrot kraut

 

Recipe: Turmeric Carrot Kraut

I’m so in love with sauerkraut, I love the crunchy tangy raw goodness, enough to say I may be addicted! There’s now so many different types of sauerkraut available thorough out NZ at various organic stores and vege stores, my favourite brands are Living Goodness (who also do sauerkraut juice) and Quick Draw Slaw, their cabbage, celeric, carrot and spice is die for. The rate at which I’m eating sauerkraut is now making this a …