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Turmeric Shots Recipe – Tea Coffee & Drinks

Turmeric Shots are a healthy and wellness-loaded non-alcoholic detox drink packed with anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties. It is usually made with fresh turmeric, ginger, lemon juice, orange juice, and black pepper powder. The recipe I have shared here shows you how to make Turmeric Shots with easy step-by-step instructions for you to try and enjoy at home.

I have also added a detailed video of this recipe to make the process simple and clear. This homemade Turmeric Shot is one of the best wellness drinks that helps in weight lossdigestion, digestion problems, and promotes overall health.

Turmeric Shots in glass
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What is Turmeric Shots?

Turmeric Shots are a healthy, detoxing, and immunity-boosting wellness drink. It is usually made with fresh turmeric, ginger, lemon juice, orange juice, and black pepper powder. Lemon and orange juices balance out the complex flavor of turmeric while black pepper helps to absorb the curcumin in turmeric.

Turmeric is well known for its potential anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and immunity-boosting properties. It is also popular in Ayurvedic medicine for its unique healing properties for centuries.

Even though there are many brands in stores, making the Turmeric Shots with fresh ingredients at home is always healthy. This Homemade Turmeric Shots are one of the best drinks to cleanse away the toxins, helps in weight loss, glow your skin from inside out, and much more. And it is also one of the healthy ways to supplement curcumin into your diet.

Ingredients

The ingredients you will need to make this Turmeric Shot are simple pantry basics and some of them would be already in your kitchen. If not, don’t worry they are all easily available in most supermarkets around. So let’s check out what they are below.

  • Turmeric – I have use fresh ginger here which is laoded with anti-inflammatory, detoxing and great healing properties. But you can also use orangic turmeric power if fresh roots are not handy to you. Usually 1tbsp of raw grated turmeric gives 1 tsp of powder
  • Ginger – Ginger is also good source of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and delivers a warm and spicy flavor
  • Orange and Lemon Juice – Gives the citrusy and natural sweet flavor to the drink
  • Black Pepper – Helps to absorb the curcumin from the turmeric
  • Honey or Maple Syrup – You can enjoy the shot as it is or you can also sweeten the drink with honey or maple syrup

How to make Turmeric Shots?

The recipe I have shared here is Turmeric Shots with ginger, lemon, and orange juice. I have also added crushed peppercorns which help to absorb the curcumin in the turmeric. The quantity yields up to 10 servings and it is usually enjoyed 1 to 2 ounces in shots glass. This is a non-alcoholic drink that can be enjoyed by adults and children. And make sure to consume the recommended levels to enjoy its full health benefits.

Turmeric Shots in glass

Following are the high-level instructions to make this drink but for detailed step-by-step instructions with photo and video, please check out the recipe card below.

  • Chop the Turmeric– Wash the turmeric knobs in running water and pat them dry. Chop them into small pieces and reserve them for later use
  • Juice the Orange – Take 3 oranges and cut them in half. Squeeze the juice from the fruit using a handheld juicer and reserve them for later use. I have used fresh oranges here but you can also use 100% real fruit orange juice that is sugar-free
  • Juice the Lemon – Cut the three lemons in half and squeeze the juice from it
  • Blend the Ingredients Now in a blender jar, add the chopped turmeric, ginger, lemon juice, orange juice, and water. Close the lid and blend until everything turns smooth on a blender
  • Filter – Remove and filter the turmeric ginger mixture using a fine-mesh strainer. Make sure to mix well to extract the last drop of juice from the mixture
  • Pour and Serve – Pour the Turmeric shot into a serving shot glass and add honey or maple syrup to sweeten the drink. Serve this healthy and detoxing Turmeric Shot first thing in the morning to enjoy its full benefits. We usually consume 2 ounces or 60 ml per day for potential health benefits

Tips

  • For flavor and taste – I have used both lemon and orange juice to mellow down the strong flavor of raw turmeric and you can also use pineapple juice or coconut water for other flavors
  • Sweetener – You can use honey, maple syrup, or other sweeteners of your choice to sweeten the drink
  • healthy fat – You can also healthy fats like extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil, or ghee for added benefits
  • How to drink – Shots are spicy and warm, so it is usually consumed in 1 or 2 gulps (swigs)
  • How much to drink – According to experts, 2000 mg of curcumin is considered safe per day. However the shots are diluted with water and juice, so we usually consume 2 ounces or 60 ml per day for potential health benefits

Calories

This Turmeric Shot contains 70 calories per serving and it is an estimation by the nutrition calculator. The calorie count may change if you change or alter the ingredients. You might also find the detailed nutritional information in the recipe card below.

Benefits

What are Turmeric Shots good for? The answer is it has a lot of health benefits to our body. According to NCBI,

  • Helps to treat skin problems like acne, digestive issues, pains and cramps
  • The Curcumin in turmeric has lot of health benefits to arthritis, depression, ant-inflammatory bowel disease, parkinsons and in certain cancer types
  • Maintains the body weight and helps in weight loss
  • Protects from chronic liver damage
  • Anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties Helps to reduce many disease causing bacterias

Storage Suggestions

Enjoy this Turmeric Shot as fresh as possible to get the full health benefits. But you can also store the leftovers for up to a day in the refrigerator.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this healthy drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to enjoy its full health benefits.

You can also find similar recipes below and more at healthy drink recipes and detox drinks recipes.

Turmeric Shots Recipe video

I have also shared a detailed video of this Turmeric Shot Recipe below that I hope will help you to make a healthy drink at home.

📖 Recipe

Yield: 10 serving

Turmeric Shots

Turmeric Shots in a glass

Turmeric Shots are a healthy and wellness-loaded non-alcoholic detox drink packed with anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties. It is usually made with fresh turmeric, ginger, lemon juice, orange juice, and black pepper powder. This homemade Turmeric Shot is one of the best wellness drinks that helps in weight loss, digestion problems and promotes overall health.

Prep Time
5 minutes

Total Time
5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 oz/½ cup Turmeric, washed and chopped

  • 2 tbsp Ginger, chopped

  • 3 Orange, juice squeezed

  • 3 Lemon, juice squeezed

  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper Powder

  • 1 cup Water

  • Honey or Maple Syrup optional

Notes

  1. For flavor and taste – I have used both lemon and orange juice to mellow down the strong flavor of raw turmeric and you can also use pineapple juice or coconut water for other flavors
  2. Sweetener – You can use honey, maple syrup, or other sweeteners of your choice to sweeten the drink
  3. healthy fat – You can also healthy fats like extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil, or ghee for added benefits
  4. How to drink – Shots are spicy and warm, so it is usually consumed in 1 or 2 gulps (swigs)
  5. How much to drink – According to experts, it is said 2000 mg of curcumin is considered safe per day. However the shots are diluted with water and juice, so 2 ounces or 60 ml can be consumed per day

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1 shot

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 70Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 5mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 2gSugar: 9gProtein: 1g

Disclaimer: Nutrition information comes from third-party apps and calculators. The information is purely an estimate and provided for information purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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FAQ

What are Turmeric Shots?

Turmeric Shots are a healthy, detoxing, and immunity-boosting wellness drink. It is usually made with fresh turmeric, ginger, lemon juice, orange juice, and black pepper powder. Lemon and orange juices balance out the complex flavor of turmeric while black pepper helps to absorb the curcumin in turmeric.

What are Turmeric Shots good for?

Turmeric Shots are loaded with many health benefits. It helps in depression, digestion. issues, arthritis, bowel issues, immunity-boosting and promotes overall health.

Can I drink Turmeric Shots without honey?

Yes you can enjoy the drink without honey

How often should you drink Turmeric Shots?

  • According to experts, it is said 2000 mg of curcumin is considered safe per day. However the shots are diluted with water and juice, so usually, we drink 2 ounces or 60 ml can be consumed per day.
  • What are the calories in Turmeric Shots?

    This Turmeric Shot contains 70 calories per serving and it is an estimation by the nutrition calculator. The calorie count may change if you change or alter the ingredients. You might also find the detailed nutritional information in the recipe card above.

    I hope you enjoyed the recipe that I have shared here and I would love to hear from you on how it turned out for you. Please let me know.

    If you have any other questions, feel free to post them in the comment section below and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

    Enjoy!

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