Tumeric Paste Recipe and Uses

December 11, 2014

Turmeric paste has a variety of uses due to its healing properties. It has been known to relieve ailments such as inflammation, sore joints, arthritis, and also works as a liver cleanser, antioxidant, digestive system enhancer, and astringent. Turmeric paste helps to alleviate pain and purify the blood too! Additionally, studies have shown that turmeric can help prevent and/or ease heart disease, certain cancers and Alzheimer’s disease.


  • 1 cup turmeric
  • 4 cups waters


  1. Combine turmeric and water in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir or whisk.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil. Continue to stir until a thick paste is formed.
  3. Allow the turmeric paste to cool.
  4. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

If you are looking to use turmeric paste to heal, there are many ways to consume the paste:

  • Stir one teaspoon into milk, tea, soy milk or juice. (If you have been using turmeric paste for a while, you should use one tablespoon.)
  • Stir one teaspoon of paste into ghee.
  • Mix 1 part turmeric to 2 parts honey. Follow this sweeter paste with warm water.