How to prepare laxative syrup
Jalabn syrup, or rose water and saffron syrup, is a famous traditional drink with many properties due to the use of ingredients such as rose water and saffron. This anti-thirst syrup, in addition to its heat-reducing properties, also has many health benefits, so much so that it is highly recommended to eat it in the traditional medicine of Abu Ali Sina. You can easily make laxative syrup at home with simple and cheap ingredients and include it in the diet plan for one month of Ramadan. In this article, we will discuss how to prepare laxative syrup, its preparation techniques and everything you need to know about this delicious syrup. Stay with Cyrus magazine.
Learn more about laxative syrup
One of the most delicious sherbets, which does not know summer or winter, is jalab syrup. The laxative syrup is our rose syrup. That is, Jalab is Arabized or Arabized rose water, which is usually made with white sugar and saffron. In the book “Law” of Abu Ali Sina, this sherbet is introduced as a drink with many properties and is strongly recommended.
In ancient times, this syrup was used for medicinal purposes and as an invigorating drink at parties. Of course, because many sages have used and prescribed this syrup as a medicine, it is possible that other substances were used in its composition according to the need or illness of the person.
Iranians use this syrup in the absolute meaning of syrup and combine it with other syrups. That is, laxative syrup has been used as a base for other syrups. The laxative syrup is very popular not only in Iran but also in other countries of the Middle East, especially Jordan, Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and other Arab countries.
It is more common to eat this sherbet because it is tonic and quenches thirst, especially during the month of Ramadan.
How to prepare the laxative syrup
- Ingredients preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cooking time: 60 minutes
Necessary ingredients to prepare the laxative syrup
- Gulab Du Atisheh: 3 kg
- White or saffron plant: 1 kg
- Saffron: half a shekel
Preparation steps of laxative syrup
To make laxative syrup, first put rose water and candy on heat. When the ingredients boil and become thick, add saffron to the ingredients. It takes about 1 hour to prepare this syrup, depending on the temperature. After preparing the laxative syrup, mix a few spoonfuls with water and serve it.
Step 1: Boil rose water and sweet potato
In the first step of preparing laxative syrup, put rose water and sugarcane in a pot and put it on heat. You can also use grape juice instead of candy. Set the heat to low and leave the pot lid open. In the meantime, remove the foam that forms on the syrup base with a spoon.
Step 2: Add saffron
When the concentration of the syrup increases and reaches half of the initial amount, mix rose water and saffron together and add to the ingredients in the pot. Bring the mixture to a boil for a few minutes and turn off the heat. Let the ingredients cool. Pour the laxative syrup into glass bottles and keep it in the refrigerator.
Step 3: Mix the laxative syrup with water
To make syrups, mix 2 or 3 spoons of the laxative syrup you have prepared with a glass of water and stir until they are completely dissolved. Pour in few ice cubes and serve.
You can add some basil eggs or syrup eggs that you have already soaked and glazed to the contents of the glass.
Tips and tricks for making laxative syrup
* After boiling rose water and sugarcane together, remove the foam on the syrup with a spoon and throw it away after preparing the jalap syrup. This will make your syrup have a transparent colour at the end.
* The rose water and sugar syrup should be reduced to half after boiling.
* You can use grape, date, or honey instead of candy. People with diabetes should use brown sugar or honey instead of candy.
*Instead of rose water, you can substitute spring orange juice, cardamom juice or valerian juice.
* Laxative syrup is an excellent snack or dessert after the main meal.
* You can reduce the amount of saffron in this syrup and use it as an anti-thirst drink for summer.
* Laxative syrup is used as a base in cooking or to make other syrups. That means you can use this syrup to make other syrups such as khaki syrup, sakanjabin syrup, etc.
* Laxative syrup can be combined with other herbs such as beet juice and eastern and mixed with basil seeds or khakshier and make a combined syrup.
* To store laxative syrup in the refrigerator, let it cool down, pour it into a bottle, and put it in the refrigerator.
*If you use candies with string, carefully remove the string after preparing the syrup.
* For the rubbed saffron to return its colour and taste, put it in a container and put a small piece of ice on top. Let the ice melt at room temperature, and the saffron will return its colour. Then add some rose water to the saffron and add to the laxative syrup.
*Don’t forget that no water is used in the preparation of jalap syrup and when cooking it, and it is this jalap that is boiled and thickened with other ingredients.
Properties of Sherbet Laxative
In addition to being invigorating, laxative syrup is suitable for heart palpitations. It also eliminates nervous fatigue, liver pain and chest pain. On the other hand, because this syrup has a warm nature, it will benefit those with a cold temperament more.
The laxative syrup is one of the best drinks to enhance sexual power. Because both rose water and saffron activate sexual powers. At the same time, this syrup helps a lot in treating headaches, insomnia and relieving anxiety.
In general, laxative syrup is used to strengthen the body. It will especially improve the function of the stomach, liver and heart. To eliminate fear, panic, depression and even weakness, this drink can be used alone or in combination with other herbs.
In addition to the mentioned cases, this syrup will be useful and fruitful for treating dark pains, broken bones, cancer and dry phlegm. The laxative syrup is used as a remedy for asthma, antipyretic and laxative and is a good treatment for diseases in traditional medicine.
Who should not drink laxative syrup?
Consuming laxative syrup harms diabetic patients because of its high sugar content and pregnant women because of its very hot nature. It is also recommended that people suffering from diarrhoea avoid eating this syrup.
What is the main basis of laxative syrup?
The laxative syrup is made by boiling sugarcane, rose water and saffron. After thickening and preparation, it can be mixed with cold water and served.
What can be used instead of candy in the preparation of laxative syrup?
White sugar, brown sugar, honey, date juice or grape juice can be used instead of candy.