How To Make Turmeric Paste For Joint Pain, Inflammation & Other Issues…

Turmeric Paste, also known as Golden Paste is a wonderful homemade remedy, that works like a charm! Made from natural spices and oils, it can help reduce the inflammation associated with conditions such as Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. Add it to milk, smoothies or even curries for some homemade healing on a budget!

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What Is Turmeric Golden Paste?

Turmeric paste, is simply a mixture of ground turmeric powder, black pepper, and healthy fats, such olive oil or coconut oil as coconut oil. As Well as Inflammation And Joint Pain, Turmeric paste is helpful with a wide variety of health issues…

9 Benefits of Turmeric Paste

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1. Promotes Weight Loss

Did you know that a daily dose of Turmeric paste can help with Belly fat ? Yep! This golden paste can help prevent fat accumulation in white adipose tissues (subcutaneous fat and visceral fat, commonly found around the waist, belly and thighs) Talk about all the problem areas! I don’t know about you…but I could certainly do with some help in that arena!

Curcumin is the Key!-Curcumin is a bright yellow chemical derived from the rhizomes of turmeric plants. Once processed, 1 Tbsp Of Turmeric contains an average of 30–90 mg of curcumin. Curcumin has been shown to inhibit angiogenesis (new blood vessel formation) in white adipose tissue. This action helps to counteract fat accumulation which ultimately leads to weight gain.

2. Metabolic Syndrome Benefits

Metabolic syndrome is the name given to a group of health problems that may put you at risk of type 2 diabetes or conditions that affect your blood vessels or heart. Metabolic syndrome is often characterised by oxidative stress. Oxidative stress causes destructive cellular changes and is most common in people whom :

  • are overweight
  • eat a high fat diet
  • drink a lot of alcohol
  • smoke
  • Don’t exercise much

Studies have found that the curcuminoids found in Turmeric reduced inflammatory cytokines and markers of oxidative stress in and even lowered blood sugar levels.

** Important to note: people taking blood sugar medication should discuss with their doctor any possible contraindications of taking Turmeric Paste along side prescribed medicines.

3. Helps Protect Against Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss

Curcuminoids in Turmeric Golden Paste, can reduce oxidative damage within the brain and thereby prevent neurogenesis decline (*Adult neurogenesis supports important brain functions, such as memory and learning) A decline in Neurogenesis contributes to the cognitive decline of our brains as we age.

In studies, the Cucuminoids in Turmeric improved Working Memory, Cognitive function and blood biomarkers (*Biomarkers are different medical signs that can be tested to find out whether a person has a disease, or is at risk of developing a disease)

4. Immunity and Antiviral benefits

Alongside its antioxidant and anti-Inflammatory properties, Turmeric Paste can be beneficial against the common cold and other flu viruses. It is also an efficient Immunity booster, helpful in aiding your body to recover from respiratory infections sooner.

5. Can ease trapped Gas and Bloating

Turmeric in herbal medicine is considered a natural digestive aid and can reduce cramping, bloating and even Flatulence! The Curcuminoids in Turmeric Golden Paste have a soothing, relaxant effect on the intestinal muscles helping to expel trapped gas and ease painful cramps.

6. can Help treat Migraines and Headaches

Thanks to Turmerics anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, Turmeric Paste can be very helpful in easing a sudden Migraine or Headache attacks. A natural alternative to paracetamol!

7. Fights Bad Breath and Gum Disease

Turmeric paste is highly antibacterial and helps to fight negative bacteria that may be lurking in your mouth! Bacteria on your tongue, on your gums, between your teeth and in your throat can lead to Halitosis (bad breath) and Gum Disease.

Halitosis is mostly caused by sulphur-producing bacteria which sometimes start to break down proteins at a very high rate, causing odorous volatile sulphur compounds to be released from the back of the tongue and throat…giving you Bad Breath :o(

To Remedy-Massage Turmeric paste into on your gums and teeth for around 5 minutes then rinse off

8. Natural Acne Remedy

Turmeric is your friend in the fight against spots and Pimples! Turmeric kills Propionibacterium acnes, a delightful little bacteria that is to blame for acne outbreaks! We’ve all been there!

To Use: Apply golden Turmeric paste directly onto the affected skin 2–3 times daily after washing your face * You may find it leaves a little yellow mark, just remove with a gentle toner.

9. Joint Pain And Inflammation

The big one, the most common reason people use Turmeric paste., is because it is particularly good at treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory joint conditions.

Studies have found that the Curcuminoids found in Turmeric can reduce bone degradation in arthritis by inhibiting osteoclast activity and maintaining osteoblast function (Osteoblasts and osteoclasts are special cells that help your bones grow and develop)

Curcuminoids in Golden Turmeric paste can also fight inflammatory COX-2 and 5-LOX enzymes and protect the synovial fluid in your joints from inflammation.

All in all, it’s a belter of a home Remedy! And Better still ? it’s so easy to make!…

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How To Make Tumeric Paste

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  • 70g Turmeric powder
  • 250 ml of water
  • 70 ml olive oil (You can also substitute with coconut oil)
  • 3 teaspoons of cracked black pepper


  • Add the Water and Turmeric to a pan and bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer until you have a thick paste texture, it should take around 4-5 minutes.
  • Take it of the stove and allow it to cool a little for 5 minutes, then add the black pepper and oil to the pan
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  • Stir well, mixing all the ingredients until fully combined.


Store the Turmeric Golden Paste in an airtight Jar in the fridge for upto 2-3 weeks

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How much Golden Paste should I take a day?

Take 1/2 tsp-1 tsp, 3 times a day either before or after a meal.

6 ways To Take Turmeric Paste

Turmeric paste is a little hard on the Palate! I’m not gonna lie, it doesn’t taste great! Here are some ways to help it go down easier…

  1. Add a little Honey
  2. Add to Warm Milk (my preferred method)
  3. Add to Curries.
  4. Add to Smoothies.
  5. Add to Soups
  6. Add to Stews

Is Golden Paste really good for dogs?

Yes! Adding a small amount, around 1/2-1 tbsp of Golden Turmeric Paste to your dog’s food can help relieve pain, gastrointestinal distress, diarrhea and even help improve heart and liver function.



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