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Turmeric Pasta is not difficult to make, it is also called curcumine paste or golden paste. With a few simple steps you can do it all yourself! Turmeric paste can be used for many different purposes, such as golden porridge, golden milk, a face mask but also for wind and cough. So it's always handy to have a jar of golden pasta in stock. Of course you need the right products for this, which we list below for you.
What do you need to make turmeric pasta yourself? To make a good turmeric paste you need the following.
- 60 gram Turmeric powder
- 250 ml Water
- 80 ml Coconut Oil (raw, unrefined)
- 1 tot 1,5 teaspoon Black Pepper (ground)
Put the water and the turmeric powder together in a pan and stir it together. Heat the substance to the boiling point and then let it thicken for 7-10 minutes to form a paste. Remove it from the heat and let it cool down to around 40 degrees (lukewarm) *. Then add the coconut oil and the ground black pepper and stir until the coconut oil has completely melted. The cooled turmeric paste is then ready to be used. You can store the turmeric pasta in a lockable glass jar in the refrigerator. The turmeric paste can be stored for up to 2 weeks after preparation.
Turmeric paste is economical to use and easy to dose. If you store it in a glass jar you can remove the amount from the jar with a clean spoon when necessary. The general recommended dosage for humans is 1 teaspoon twice a day. In case of inflammation or acute situation, the dosage can be increased to three times two teaspoons per day. Do you have sensitive intestines? Then it is advisable to build up the dosage for one week and start with two half a teaspoon twice a day.
Turmeric pasta can also be given to animals. There are many different opinions on the internet that suggest the correct dosage of golden pasta for your animal. As a rule of thumb, it's always best to start with a small dose of a ¼ teaspoon of golden paste to see how your animal responds. If you see that your animal can tolerate ¼ teaspoon, but the dosage is not strong enough, you can increase the dosage to ½ teaspoon. Every animal is different, so it will be a matter of trying out the first week.
* Heating under 40° is also referred to as raw, which means that the substances in the coconut oil are better preserved.