Turmeric shots are one of the best drinks you can ever have to help rejuvenate your skin and brighten it like never before. Check out the benefits of this drink along with the recipe below.
Benefits of drinking turmeric shots:
Apart from just fresh turmeric root, this turmeric shot contains carrots and amla, which are two super healthy and powerful ingredients for the skin.
Here are the benefits of consuming these ingredients:
Turmeric acts as a natural skin moisturizer that can help keep the skin soft and supple and prevent the skin from becoming dry. It has anti-fungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, all which are beneficial to people with acne.
It helps keep the skin youthful and slows down the signs of aging and also can help prevent the skin from premature aging. For those who have pigmentation, consuming turmeric water can help reduce the appearance of the dark patches on the skin and can prevent the darkening of the skin.
Carrots contain a compound called beta carotene that can help promote good skin health. it can help protect the skin from UV rays and can also help reduce skin damage and improve its overall appearance.
It is rich in vitamin V and contains antioxidants that can help repair damaged skin tissues while also brighten and improve skin tone and complexion.
Amla or indian gooseberry :
Amla contains high level of antioxidants that can help delay the signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines and prevent premature ageing of skin cells. It can also help reduce skin pigmentation and with the appearance of dark spots.
It can also help to improve the skin tone, texture, appearance and improve the skin’s complexion, in turn promoting better skin glow and radiant look.
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- Turmeric root
- Amla / indian gooseberry
- Pepper (optional)
Wash the carrots, turmeric root and amla under running water to get rid of dirt and other impurities. You can also soak them in water for around half an hour before using them for the turmeric shot. Chop up the carrot and amla into pieces and set aside in a bowl. Scrape off the skin of the turmeric root and cut into slices and set aside.
Into a blender, add in the carrots, turmeric root and amla along with the water and blend into a fine and smooth liquid without any lumps.
Pour it into a glass and it is ready to serve. You can add a dash of pepper powder for flavoring if you wish to. You can also refrigerate this drink for a while and consume it cold if you wish to.