Andrew Thomas Weil is an American celebrity doctor who is a physician, author, spokesperson, and broadly described “guru” of the alternative medical brands: holistic health and integrative medicine, whose name also constitutes an emerging brand of healthcare services and products in these fields. Check more on wikipedia here. How to Make Turmeric Tea This recipe is from Dr. Weil. Bring four cups of water to a boil. Add one teaspoon of ground turmeric and reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes. Strain the tea through a fine sieve into a cup; add honey and/or lemon to taste. Add a pinch of black pepper.