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Turmeric, benefits and recipe


Lets talk about some History. Turmeric is from Asian continent. The powder is extract from the rhizome of the plant "Curcuma longa".

The first worldwide producer is India where this spice is considered as a sacred spice.


Ils active ingrédient is Curcumine, it offers a lot of interesting properties for those who wants to take care of himself or of his pet, with Natural solutions. Among its virtuses often cited, we find an anti-inflammatory property, anti-oxydant properties with an immunitary system support.

Its also more an more mentioned its benefits regardons to tumors and cancers.


Regarding to our pets, its best asset is in supporting joint pain with its anti-inflammatoire role, but it also seems to be benefic on depression, skin issues or in prévention for tumors and cancers.

It's administered in a paste form, you can often read the naming "Golden Paste". Golden paste recipe:

You need 3 ingredients: Turmeric powder, water, fat (coconut oil or olive oil), freshly ground black pepper, all of course from organic source.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Organic Turmeric powder: A good turmeric powder quality contain between 3 to 5% of curcumine, minimum, you can find it in Organic groceries.

  • Filtered or mineral water, to delay the powder during the preparation.

  • Organic Fat: Turmeric is not assimilated if it's not dissolved, and it can dissolves only in a fatty ingredient. Coconut oil is the best choice but you can also use virgin cold extract olive oil. Without this fatty ingredient, turmeric can't be absorb and may be irritating for the digestive tract.

  • Organic Black pepper: its component, piperine, multiplies the biodisponibility of the turmeric and also help the liver in the curcumine extraction. It's better to use freshly ground organic black pepper, grounded for the preparation because it contains more piperine.

  • Organic Ceylan cinnamon (optional): some pets could have a "cat pee" smell, and the and of Ceylan cinnamon seems to suppress this smell. Ceylan cinnamon also improve the anti-inflammatory property.

PREPARATION:

  • 0,143 pounds of organic turmeric powder

  • 5,41 oz of filtered water

  • 2,36 oz of oil

  • 1/2 to 3/4 scoop of organic black pepper (start with 1/2, some dogs don't like the pepper odor)

  • 1/2 scoop of Ceylan cinnamon (optional)

  1. In a saucepan pour the Turmeric powder (be careful, it stains !!), and about 130ml of water. Put on low or medium heat for cooking (essential to activate turmeric warts), 7 to 8 minutes. Adjust by adding as much water as necessary to obtain a very thick puree. Stir constantly. An advice, use utensils that you don't really care about because it stains everything and it really stains!

  2. Off the heat, add pepper and oil to this thick puree, mix to obtain a more fluid and homogeneous paste. According to your choice, also add at this time, the Cinnamon. It's ready!

  3. All you have to do is pour into a jar (preferably glass). The paste can be kept for 3 to 4 weeks in the fridge, but the faster you use it, the more active the active ingredients will be. You can also keep it for up to 4 months in the freezer and thaw it gently when your dog needs it.

  4. The use is simple, add a little of this paste in the bowl, preferably divided into 2 meals..

DOSAGE:

  • CATS: 1/8 scoop to 1/2 scoop, regarni to the needs, maintenance or therapeutic need.

  • DOGS up to 11Lbs: same dosage as cats.

  • DOGS up to 22Lbs: 1/2 to 1 scoop

  • DOGS 22 to 44Lbs: 1/2 scoop divided in 2 meals, 1/4 morning 1/4 evening.

  • DOGS 44 to 66Lbs:: 1 to 2 scoop for maintenance, double for therapeutic.

  • DOGS 66Lbs and more: 2 to 3 scoop for maintenance, double for therapeutic.

Always start with low doses to get your dog used to the taste and see if they respond well.


As with any compound, even natural, the best is to use it in 15-day cures with at least 1 week off, then resume as needed.

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