Turmeric is fascinating and a popular spice in Southeast Asian cuisine. It's often used to give an intense golden hue and zest to smoothies, soups, and curries. More than that, turmeric root is extremely healthy, and a spoonful a day can do miracles.
A little while ago I stumbled upon a "cure-it-all" elixir on a trip to Bali. The Kunyit Jamu is a traditional Indonesian herbal tonic and chock-full of lemon juice, pulp, and fresh turmeric root.
One of the most exciting things about traveling as a holistic nutritionist is finding new recipes and health rituals. So I started drinking the turmeric tonic every day. Here's what happened: