Benefits of Drinking Haldi Doodh at Night
Haldi doodh as we call in india is our traditional drink. It has been part of almost all the indian household due to it’s medicinal properties.
Lately, it has started gaining popularity in western countries as well, as turmeric latte or turmeric milk or golden milk.
To be honest,haldi doodh has been holy grail drink in our household.It was kind of all-in-all medicine for any kind of ailment. Especially our grand mom used to swear by this.
I am sure all of you will have memories of your mom or grand mom running behind you with a glass of haldi doodh each time you fell sick.
So to cut the long story short, haldi doodh or turmeric milk has a lot of health benefits.There are a lot of reason behind our grand mom’s love for this drink.
Today I will be sharing a set of benefits of drinking haldi doodh before going to bed each night.
By the end of the post, you will get at least one reason for you to start with haldi doodh each single day before going to bed.
Let’s start with listing those.
1.Promotes good Sleep
A good night’s sleep is utmost important for our overall well being. However, If you find it difficult to fall asleep or you spend a lot of time tossing and turning in the bed.
Start having a cup of haldi doodh each night before going to bed. I am sure you will sleep like a baby.
Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin which has anti bactirial and anti fungal properties.
It can help you fight cold, cough and other infections. In short if I say, It will boost your overall immunity.
This one tip is tried and tested by me so please feel free to try it yourself and don’t forget to share your experience with us.
Now, This one is quite natural as we have been seeing this since our childhood. If we get hurt playing in the ground, a glass of turmeric milk used to be ready before us.
In case of leg sprains , paste of haldi simply used to be applied on the affected area. Turmeric has antiseptic properties as well which helps in healing wounds faster
As per a study, taking turmeric milk regularly improves your mood. Some people even take turmeric supplement for this purpose.
Turmeric has anti inflammatory properties and it helps prevent gas, bloating or intestinal infections.
In simple words if I say, taking a cup of turmeric milk or haldi doodh each night can result in better digestion and gut health.
6.Improves Bone Health
Milk contains vitamin D and calcium. Both of them are important for our overall bone heath. Calciam maintains good bone health where as vitamin D helps with better calcium absorption.
Curcumin in turmeric increases the bone density and delays our bone aging.
When milk and turmeric is mixed, it becomes a powerhouse drink for stronger bones.
7.Improves Skin Health
Turmeric or haldi is loaded with antioxidant which is known for protecting our cells from damage being caused by free radicals present in our body.
Regular consumption of haldi slows down the skin aging process and keeps our skin bright and youthful.(Got a reason to drink it now ? )
How to Prepare Haldi Doodh?
Prepare the same way your grandma/mom used to do. However, I would like to tell you what I do-
I simply take a pinch of turmeric and mix it in a glass of hot milk and I drink it before going to bed.
If you are consuming haldi doodh each night, please use the right amount of turmeric(a pinch). As the celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar says, benefits lies in use of turmeric milk and not in abuse.
Excess of everything is bad and it applies here as well.
Haldi doodh or turmeric milk is a powerhouse of nutrients. If you fall sick regularly or just looking for ways to improve your immunity, Have a cup of haldi milk each night before going to bed and tell us your experience our a couple of days.