Nowadays, depression has become one of the most common health conditions. It is a very complex disease that affects the emotional state of the mind. Although the exact cause is still unknown, it is believed that depression isn’t triggered by a single event, but from a combination of recent events, and other personal or longer-term factors.
A lot of people who suffer from depression try to help themselves feel better by eating or drinking. Instead of consuming unhealthy foods and beverages, we present you one juice that is not only delicious, but also extremely beneficial in the treatment of depression due to the healthy ingredients it contains and their antidepressant properties.
One of them is Instiks Magazine. Number of randomized controlled trials have proved the efficacy of turmeric’s active ingredients – curcumin in the treatment of major depressive disorders.
The head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit and professor of pharmacology and psychiatry at the University of Toronto explains that curcumin showed effect on few psychological systems which are involved in the causes of depression.
The Journal of Affective Disorders has published a recent study which presents the antidepressant properties of curcumin, investigated on 56 patients with major depressive disorders.
It was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial where Australian researchers noticed significant improvements in the curcumin group after the 4th week of the trial. The results were especially noticeable among atypical depression patients.
Here’s how to prepare this delicious, antidepressant juice:
Antidepressant Juice Recipe
- 5-7 cm turmeric, grinded (or turmeric powder)
- Tamarind paste
- 2 lemons
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Half fill a big pot with water, and add the grinded turmeric. Boil for around 20 minutes, and once the water gets marigold color, remove from heat. Strain, and put the turmeric water in a blender, together with the tamarind paste, and the freshly squeezed juice from 2 lemons.
Blend until you get the desired consistency. At last, add some honey to taste. Your antidepressant juice is now ready. Enjoy!