Golden Milk

This is an easy to make, healthy and comforting drink which can be enjoyed anytime.
Having a cup before going to bed can relieve night-time coughing and provide restful sleep.

The antiviral and antibacterial properties of the turmeric help fight infections
while the anti-inflammatory property helps relieve cold and cough symptoms.

Golden Milk

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Cuisine American
Servings 1


  • 1 cup almond milk ( coconut or other non-dairy milks may be substituted )
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric ( freshly ground root (preferable) or powder )
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger ( freshly ground root (preferable) or powder )
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp honey ( optional / to taste )


  • Assemble ingredients.
  • If using fresh turmeric/ginger roots grind them into fine pieces. Mix all the ingredients in a medium sized saucepan.
  • Simmer for a few minutes.
  • Strain the mixture into a mug, sweetening with a little more honey, if desired. It is ready to serve.


Our thanks to Dr. Charisse Huot for making us aware of this wonderful nutrient rich hot milk drink.