We all sometimes experience some difficulties in falling asleep. The main cause for this condition is an upset stomach. The feeling of fullness and perturbed stomach is due to having heavy meals throughout the day and due to indigestion.
This condition may be followed by serious issues like acid reflux, heartburn, and other issues related to the digestive tract, and would leave you without sleep at night.
Fortunately, there is a completely natural remedy that will calm your stomach and provide you a good sleep. All you need to do is mix turmeric, coconut milk, and ginger, and drink it one hour before bed.
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- 1 tablespoon of organic honey
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon ginger powder/ 1-inch piece sliced ginger root
Put everything in a bowl, except the honey, and mix well. Then, put the mixture in a saucepan and cook to simmer or boil. Then lower the heat and leave it to cook for 5 additional minutes. At the end, add honey and drink it while it is still hot or warm.
Benefits of the Drink’s Ingredients
Turmeric provides many healing properties and health benefits. It is a potent antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agent. Furthermore, it is effective in treating many kinds of health issues, such as nausea, vomiting, irritable bowel syndrome, migraine, high cholesterol, arthritis, painful menstrual periods, diabetes, colon and ovary cancer, obesity, and many others.
2. Coconut Milk
The abundance with healthy fats and antimicrobial properties make coconut milk a great solution for many health issues, especially digestion issues. Also, it can fight against infections, decrease protein loss, stimulate weight loss, speed up metabolism, and more.
Honey is very beneficial for the digestive system because it soothes irritations in the digestive tract and treats indigestion due to the amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes found in it. It can also fight insomnia, regulate sugar levels in the blood, boost energy, reduce fatigue, and relieve muscle pain.
4. Black Pepper
It was already mentioned that curcumin is the most beneficial ingredient of turmeric. Black pepper is very important due to its ability to promote the absorption of curcumin, thus it is responsible for curcumin’s health benefits.