Ginger and Turmeric Lemonade

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This four ingredient, refined sugar free lemonade is not only extremely refreshing and tasty but it is undoubtedly the best way to detox and fight inflammation in the body.

Turmeric and ginger are widely known for their anti-inflammatory compounds. Curcumin an active ingredient in turmeric has been shown to be a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

Although Curcumin is great for inflammation it isn’t absorbed that well by the body on its own. So if you are looking to enhance its benefits you can increase the absorption by upto 2000% by consuming it alongside piperine, the active ingredient in black pepper.

This would be really beneficial for anyone that has Arthritis or inflammation. Just add a pinch into the lemonade and stir.

Read more here about the benefits of curcumin/black pepper here.

Last but certainly not least! The element that  brings this all together, the Lemon juice. Great for flushing out the system and detoxing.

Renowned for many of its healing properties, lemon is great for the immune system and this lemonade can be used to help fight colds and throat infections.

So not only is this a tasty drink you can enjoy drinking it knowing that it’s nourishing your body too!

Ginger and Turmeric Lemonade

Ingredients

3 peeled organic unwaxed lemons
1 tsp ground turmeric
2 tbs organic Agave syrup
60g fresh organic ginger
1 litre filter water

Optional extras

Ice
Sliced lemon
Black pepper

Instructions

1. Add lemon, ginger and turmeric into a juicer.
2. Add agave syrup and water to the juice. Serve with ice or put in the fridge to cool.

Alternatively you could put all the ingredients in a blender and sieve the pulp if you don’t have access to a juicer.

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