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Golden Paste

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Scentia Mon 09-Mar-20 17:58:23

Sorry if there has been talk of this already.
I have made my first batch of this turmeric paste to see if it is a good pain reliever. I have been newly diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and due to kidney problems I am not able to take pain relief medication.
Has anyone tried it in a breakfast smoothie, does it work?

FlexibleFriend Mon 09-Mar-20 18:47:19

To be avoided by anyone on blood thinners.

Hetty58 Mon 09-Mar-20 18:51:36

Can you take CBD oil for pain Scentia?

Scentia Mon 09-Mar-20 18:54:58

Hetty58
I can, yes, but the good stuff is expensive so I thought I would try this first.

EllanVannin Mon 09-Mar-20 19:01:53

Codeine, Tramadol ?

Scentia Mon 09-Mar-20 19:19:25

He has never offered me those, he just said I cannot take ibuprofen due to me only having 1 kidney. Maybe the pain is not severe enough to warrant tramadol.

Marydoll Mon 09-Mar-20 20:21:55

Scentia, surely in this day and age there must be some type pain relief you can have, even if it is not Ibruprofen.
I can't have many pain relief medications, including Ibruprofen, so I wear a patch.

If your pain is really severe, perhaps have a word with your GP. Chronic pain is so debilitating, it can cause such low mood.

I would love to try turmeric, but it is known to interact adversely with my medication. The good news is it appears to beneficial for people with kidney problems.
I hope you get some relief from your pain.

Iam64 Mon 09-Mar-20 20:39:25

If turmeric helps, it has to be a better alternative than cocodamol or tramadol.
yes, to be avoided by anyone on blood thinners (sadly)

Missfoodlove Mon 09-Mar-20 20:42:14

It needs black pepper to be effective. Good luck 😉

Scentia Mon 09-Mar-20 20:55:39

I did add the black pepper.
I am not a fan of any medication really so will avoid it if at all possible. I do like to try natural remedies first. I did manage over a year without HRT until I had to give in😃
I have read such magical things on a doggie forum about the golden paste so thought I would try it!

Missfoodlove Mon 09-Mar-20 21:59:08

Scentia, Can you share the recipe please? I currently have a lot of fresh turmeric.

Scentia Mon 09-Mar-20 22:02:06

Here you are.x

Labaik Mon 09-Mar-20 22:17:26

Best to keep some in the fridge and freeze the rest if you've made quite a lot. I make a milky drink with mine but add honey [which I shouldn't do]. But I also add it to smoothies if I make then.

Missfoodlove Mon 09-Mar-20 22:37:30

Thank you Scentia

BlueBelle Mon 09-Mar-20 22:47:25

I tried it and it tasted so vile I spluttered it all out

Scentia Mon 09-Mar-20 22:53:34

Oh no Bluebelle I am dreading my breakfast smoothie now😂

crazyH Mon 09-Mar-20 22:57:23

Scentia, due to the paste from grinding the turmeric root?

crazyH Mon 09-Mar-20 22:58:30

I meant 'did you make the paste by

V3ra Mon 09-Mar-20 23:37:49

I buy Turmeric capsules from www.healthspan.co.uk

BlueBelle Tue 10-Mar-20 00:07:44

Well I didn’t mean to put you off I like strong tasting things but that one sent me into a splutter perhaps I didn’t make it right yours might be fine scentia

SueH49 Tue 10-Mar-20 00:15:02

I made and used the Golden Paste for quite some time. I found it very effective in reducing the pain and inflammation from arthritis. Unfortunately as I am on blood thinners now I'm unable to take it.

Scentia Tue 10-Mar-20 05:52:27

crazyH
No I used an organic turmeric powder.

Scentia Tue 10-Mar-20 06:04:44

It was actually very pallatable. I made it with coconut milk and half a banana.

BlueBelle Tue 10-Mar-20 06:29:17

I just ate a spoonful as it came that’s what I was told a spoonful a day it was foul maybe it’s better in a drink but wouldn’t that dilute it too much

Scentia Tue 10-Mar-20 12:59:43

No it doesn't dilute it. It says on the Golden Paste website to put it in a milky drink, so that's what I did. It was actually quite nice!