Shilpa Shetty shares immunity boosting ‘Golden Potion’ recipe
The unpredictable weather conditions coupled with the pandemic has been a concern for many. One way to keep your immune and digestive systems strong is to consume the Golden Potion daily. It is a Lemon-Amba Haldi (Also known as Kasturi Manjal in Malayalam)-Ginger-Honey concoction, said Shilpa on her official Instagram page.
The actress added that she had made it a routine for her son, Viaan-Raj, to have a glass every morning since he was five years old. “He asks for it every morning now,” she testified.
The Golden Potion is loaded with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties that help improve the digestive & respiratory systems. It also helps boost metabolism, provides vitamin C & potassium, and helps detoxify the body.
As a warning, Shilpa asked never to mix honey in extremely hot or extremely cold water as it changes and diminishes the benefits.
- Warm water: 2 cups
- Lemon juice: Of 1 ½ lemons
- Fresh ginger juice: 1 ½ tablespoons
- Wild turmeric: 1 tablespoon (Also known as Kasturi Manjal in Malayalam)
- Honey: 2 tablespoons
- Cinnamon powder: to taste
- Salt: 1 pinch
Add the honey, lemon juice, ginger juice, wild turmeric, cinnamon and salt in a vessel. Pour in the warm water and stir until the honey dissolves completely. Cover with a lid and let it sit for 5-6 minutes. Strain and pour into a mug. Serve warm.