Golden Milk Turmeric Recipe (Vegan Option) for Sleep

by Melissa West on

Do you struggle with sleep?

Do you experience insomnia? Today we are going to make a Golden Milk Turmeric Recipe (Vegan) for Sleep. Golden Milk is a warm drink that you can drink before bed to help you sleep.

How does Golden Milk help you sleep:

At its base, turmeric reduces inflammation, lowers your blood sugar levels, helps your liver to detoxify, boosts your immune system and eases your digestive system – all of which help you to get to sleep faster, to sleep better, and to wake up feeling refreshed. Turmeric reduces inflammation and ease your digestive system, helping you get to sleep faster.

Nutmeg is a popular spice with a long list of health benefits, including help with insomnia, thanks to its mild sedative properties.

Cinnamon is spicy, yet soothing. It can calm the mind as well as an upset stomach

Secret Ingredients to Help with Sleep

Organika Collagen 1 tsp (omit for vegan option)

The amino acid glycine in collagen helps to support deep sleep. Glycine helps your body to decompress and unwind and therefore promotes deep sleep. Glycine helps to set the foundation for the best night sleep possible so that you can keep your energy levels high during the day, boost your immune system and be your best at work at play. Enhanced Collagen

Harmonic Arts Feel Calm Tincture

Is a Nervine Tonic herbs that have been used to help bring peace to the mind and calm to the nerves.

Skullcap – helps with sleep issues
Passionflower – improves your sleep
Hops – helps with insomnia
Valerian – naturally aids in sleep
Motherwort – with skullcap helps with a deeper sleep

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Purica Complete 360

Contains Red reishi mushroom which is calming, relieves stress and supports sleep.

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Harmonic Arts Bee Pollen – top the Golden Milk

Helps to relieve stress – Because of bee pollen’s nutritional and tonic properties, it improves blood supply to nervous tissue, boosting mental capacity and strengthening the nervous system that may be weakened by stress. That makes it one of the most effective natural stress relievers. This will help you to relax enough to fall asleep and stay asleep.

Bee pollen is also a local analgesic, in other words it relieves pain brought on by stress or injury so that you can sleep through the night uninterrupted by pain.

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If you live in Victoria BC you can get it at Mother Nature´s Market

Golden Milk Turmeric Recipe (Vegan Option) for Sleep

  • 1 cup of nondairy milk (almond milk or coconut milk)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 inch piece of turmeric thinly sliced or 1/2 tsp of turmeric
  • Sweetener (maple syrup, honey, agave, or stevia)
    (I’m used Lucuma Powder is made from whole Peruvian lucuma fruit that has been dried at low temperatures and milled into a fine powder. This low-glycemic sweetener contains many nutrients including beta-carotene, iron, zinc, vitamin B3, calcium and protein.)
  • 1 tbsp of coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp of white peppercorns
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp of nutmeg

Directions: Mix all the ingredients together in a saucepan over low heat until it reaches your desired temperature. Then pour the ingredients into a blender, blend and pour into your favourite mug and enjoy 🙂

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Namaste, Melissa

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