Discover Prompts, Day 24: Elixir

Elixir,Coriander elixir,dhaniya Kashayam

This post is in response to Discover-prompts day 24-Elixer  by Krista Stevens

No elixir,no life !

What is your elixir in your life,my friend ?

Every one of us are searching for an answer for this question and  each one of us come out with a different opinion.

Read the answer…

“You are your own magical elixir. Waste not one drop.”      A.D. Posey

What is Elixir ?

Merriam Webster Dictionary defines it as  ‘a medicinal concoction’

Definitions.net says   ‘A substance which when drunk brings immortality,eternal life, eternal youth’

A kind of Cure All….Royal medicine.

In India it is popularly known by the name Kashayam‘, a soothing and nourishing drink.

And my Granny’s Elixir is……

Coriander Seeds

It’s Coriander Coffee.She used to recommend this to all of us as a general purpose remedy for many ailments.

She used to insist on us to take this elixir once in a week regularly.

How it is made ?

I learned this recipe courtesy Corona Lock down.

Ingredients– Mix some Fenugreek seeds, Cumin seeds,Coriander seeds,black pepper and fry for a while,then grind it making into mixture of fine powder.Take  2 glasses of water in a bowl along with crushed jaggery. Add this fine powder to the water,boil for 5 minutes and now add 1/2 a glass of milk and boil for minute,viola….the elixir is ready !!

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What are the benefits of Coriander Elixir ?

  • Improves digestion
  • Lowers Cholesterol
  • Controls blood sugar
  • Controls cold cough phlegm
  • Improves the immunity

Thank you. Namaste  🙏🙏🙏

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Disclaimer-The above post is not meant for any medical advice.It is intended for information purpose only.It’s not a substitute for Professional Medical advice.Consult your Physician for medical advice.

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