Golden Milk 'Starter'


  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 rounded cup of Dr. Cowan's Garden Turmeric Powder
  • 1-inch knob of fresh ginger, rinsed and sliced thin
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cardamom seeds
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup raw honey


  1. Add the water to a stainless steel or glass saucepan and add all ingredients except the coconut oil and honey. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to very low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Strain the mixture though a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl.
  3. Add coconut oil to another bowl and pour warm turmeric mixture over the oil. Whisk till coconut oil melts. Add honey and whisk to combine.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a jar with lid and refrigerate. Shake to combine ingredients before using.
  5. Makes about 2 cups.

To make Golden Milk:

  1. Warm 1 cup of milk of your choice in a saucepan over low heat till steaming.
  2. Add 4 Tbsp Golden Milk 'starter' and whisk to combine. Enjoy!