Like the old grannies always said. “Too much of one thing is good for nothing.” Root vegetables grow beneath the ground. As yummy, colorful and nutritious as they are, they can be medicinal. Especially to a more toxic, not so healthy body. 
A friend of mine shared with me, that she had a miscarriage this year after consuming hot cups of fresh turmeic root tea “hot golden milk.” An ancient Asiatic remedy. Today it is widely known for treatment of the common cold. While there may have been other unknown complications, she reckoned the tea to have been a contributing factor.

She also shared that she developed non cancerous cysts in her breast and they worsened and became painful when she consumed excessive amounts of ginger root juice. 

She is a ginger addict and had to decrease her intake of ginger to get relief. 

She later met a woman with the same issue of breast cyst formation and was told by her friend that she was advised by her natropath physician, not to consume too much Ginger due to the condition. 

Turmeric and Ginger can promote mass circulation among other healing benefits. The promotion of detoxification in roots are powerful, so enjoy just enough, but never too much, is her advice. Research this topic for yourself and always consult with your healthcare provider if you have health concerns. Be well and ‘In-joy’ the healing benefits of root veggies!  
Golden Milk Shake (plantbased)


▪3 inches fresh turmeric root or 2 tablespoons powder (cut into small pieces)

▪2 cups cold hempseed milk (or whatever nut/seed milk you enjoy)

▪1 frozen banana 

▪1 tsp vanilla extract (or 1/3 vanilla bean)

▪1 dash black pepper (not optional/ turmeric needs a little heat for proper absorbancy)

▪1 dash cinnamon (optional)

▪1 tbsp honey (optional) or two dates


▪Simply combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until smooth and In-joy!
-Lia Miller