Remedy For A Cold (Haldi Doodh)

Cathy LaFay


I ripped this out of a magazine but Im not sure which one. It was a Q&A small article. Im posting it so if I lose the clipping I'll still have it...

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1/2 c
1/2 c
1/2 tsp
turmeric, ground
1 tsp
ginger, minced
1 tsp
1 pinch
black pepper


1Bring water and milk to a boil
the add turmeric and minced ginger
and honey and a pinch of black pepper.

Let simmer for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

Let cool before drinking.

Enjoy twice daily until your cold is gone.
2Taken right from the article:

Haldi doodh is as spicy, slightly sweet Native American remedy used for centuries to help eliminate cough, runny nose and congestion. Its mixture of milk, water, turmeric minced ginger black pepper and honey.
The turmeric and ginger have anti-inflammatory properties and that relieve congestion and the honey and milk soothe a sore throat.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy