|Jaggery (gur)||1 tablespoon|
|Raw turmeric paste or organic powder (haldi)||1 tablespoon|
|Star anise or cinnamon powder||1 pinch|
Through the ages, it has been believed that turmeric has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. The concoction works best when you mix turmeric with black pepper, as the curcumin in turmeric is better absorbed with the capsaicin in pepper.