Here is an excellent way to reap the benefits of the golden spice.
3-4 cups of boiling water
1-inch piece of fresh ginger root (sliced or crushed)
2 teaspoons ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 pinches of ground black pepper
½ teaspoon raw honey (optional)
Bring water to a boil in a small pot and add the fresh ginger. Simmer for 10 minutes on medium-low heat. Pour into a mug. Add turmeric, cinnamon and black pepper.