Here’s How to Make an Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Shot

Science has made it abundantly clear that your body does not like inflammation. More than being a nuisance that causes bloating, it has also been linked to autoimmune diseases and even cancer, all of which explains turmeric's astronomical rise from run-of-the-mill pantry ingredient to wellness superstar. The spice has been widely embraced for its anti-inflammatory properties and mood-boosting ability to gift you a golden glow and whiter teeth.

While you can go for a turmeric smoothie or turmeric latte, sometimes, nothing beats the ease of a straightforward turmeric shot. Here's a recipe from Raw Generation's Jessica Rosen for an anti-inflammatory shot that will boost your immune system and have you feeling ready to take on the day.

Read on to get the recipe for your new favorite turmeric shot.


Turmeric Golden Milk Shot

Yields 8 servings


1/4 tsp ground turmeric
1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
16 oz. coconut milk
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Add all ingredients in a Mason jar, put the top on securely, and shake to combine.

For an anti-inflammatory fix on the go, try a turmeric latte from Le Pain Quotidien or Pret A Manger.

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