Decoding Ganga Jamun Kadha | Immunity Booster Tea Benefits | Immunity Booster Kadha

Dear Sātmya family, 

If there is one jar that we want to focus on in the next few days - it is our Ganga Jamuna Kadha. The hot summer days are now seeing slight relief with sporadic rains across the country and this changing weather can always be confusing for our bodies. And so, our Ganga Jamuna Kadha is the ideal brew as the seasons change and during monsoons.


What is Ganga Jamun Kadha? 

Traditionally at Indian homes, our mothers and grandmothers would prepare Kadha to help us beat the seasonal flu symptoms. Instead of popping a pill, our culture believed in the power of home remedies passed down through generations.

At Sātmya, we also believe and commit to wholesome, holistic nourishment. As the name suggests, our Ganga Jamuna Kadhas a rich and harmonious blend of 14 adaptogenic herbs and spices, all of which are ground fresh on a weekly basis making this very potent jar also a visual and sensory delight 

It is a unique jar made of Holy Basil (Tulsi), Brahmi, Star Anise, Dry Ginger, Black Pepper, Nutmeg (Jaifal), Arjuna Bark, Liquorice (Mulethi), Ceylon Cinnamon, Cardamom, Fennel seeds, Bay Leaf, Banafsha and Black Cardamom - making it a must-have for all age groups for building their immunity and enhancing their wellbeing on the daily.

Decoding the Ingredients in Ganga Jamun Kadha 

  • Ceylon Cinnamon
  • Ceylon cinnamon comes from the bark of cinnamon trees, which are small evergreens found in Sri Lanka. It is packed with anti- inflammatory and antimicrobial properties to support your overall immune health. It is also rich in minerals such as manganese and has an abundance of antioxidants. It boasts of beta-carotene, which is part of the reason for its rich brown colour, helping enhance eye health as the carotene family of pigments acts as important provitamins since they can be converted into vitamin A.

  • Banafsha
  • Banafsha or 'Sweet Violet' is a powerful herb that helps aid overall Bronchial functioning. it is recommended for treating respiratory tract conditions, particularly dry or sore throat, stuffy nose, coughs, hoarseness, and bronchitis. It has chemicals that help break up chest congestion by thinning mucous, helping you breath easy and clear your nasal pathways; while also helping you find relief from digestive distress such as cramps, bloating due to gassiness or heartburn.

  • Brahmi
  • Brahmi, 'the herb of grace', has been a staple plant in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. We have been growing it organically at our family farm in Delhi for over three generations now and are constantly experimenting with new ways of incorporating it into our lifestyle. It helps improve both short term and long term memory and alleviates anxiety and stress, among a plethora of other benefits.

  • Nutmeg
  • Nutmeg is a popular spice made from the seeds of a tropical evergreen tree native to Indonesia. It is rich in antioxidants, including phenolic compounds, essential oils, and plant pigments, all of which help prevent cellular damage. Its sweet and fragrant flavours make it a popular additive to most cough medicines and cold vapour rubs. It also helps to boost our mood, blood sugar control and makes for a delicious addition to brews.

  • Star Anise
  • Star anise is a spice made from the fruit of the Chinese evergreen tree, aptly named for the star-shaped pods from which the spice seeds are harvested. One of the most popular pharmacologically relevant attributes of star anise is its shikimic acid content. Shikimic acid is a compound with strong antiviral capabilities. Furthermore, consumption of star anise after meals help improve digestion, alleviate cramps, and reduce nausea.

  • Holy Basil
  • From the leaves to the seed, Tulsi (Holy Basil) has long been considered a tonic for the body, mind, and spirit. It's an adaptogenic herb that functions as a natural immunity booster that keeps infections at bay, being rich in vitamins and minerals.

    It helps stimulate and vitalize the body, offering protection from toxic chemicals in the city air and water, while aiding in a speedy recovery of cuts and wounds.

    Benefits of Ganga Jamun Kadha 

    🍵 It is loaded with the goodness of fourteen adaptogenic herbs and spices, that are carefully selected to help strengthen and boost your immunity.

    🍵With healing herbs like Mulethi, Ceylon Cinnanom, Dry Ginger, Holy Basil, Brahmi, Nutmeg, Jaifal for the respiratory system, this jar helps give instant relief from a runny nose, itchy throat, sinusitis headaches and pollution based allergies.

    🍵Ceylon Cinnamon possesses antiviral properties. 

    🍵Liquorice helps in relieving dry cough. 

    🍵Dry ginger helps to strengthen the immune system. 

    🍵Black cardamom is an effective remedy for numerous respiratory problems.

    🍵The bark of Arjuna possesses many pharmacological properties

    🍵Nutmeg is a crucial ingredient in most cough medicines and vapour rubs.

    How to consume Ganga Jamun Kadha?

    • You may consume it any time of the day. 
    • We recommend having a warm cup between meals to aid digestion during monsoons and also alleviate seasonal allergies. 
    • Add a pinch of the Ganga Jamuna Kadha blend to your morning Masala Chai for a warm hug in a mug.
    • You can even replace your green teas or any other hot drinks with our immunity-boosting kadha. Add a lemon wedge and a dash of honey (when it’s warm) and it makes for a delicious brew.
    • Also dilute with a little water and give it to your kids at the onset of any symptoms.

    Questions about Ganga Jamun Kadha answered 

    Q. What is the blend made of?

    A. Our Ganga Jamuna Kadha, true to its name is a harmonious blend of 14 adaptogenic healing herbs and spices. The herbs we use are of the finest quality sourced from places of their origin from all over the world and grown at our farm - which increases their potency as well as their efficacy.

    Q. Would it be suitable for kids?

    A. Yes, the Satmya Kadha is excellent for kids too. If you are making it for yourself, you may dilute it for your child such that the flavours are not so strong, with warm water. You may also sweeten it with a natural sweetener like a little bit of mishri, raw khandsari or honey, if your child is averse to strong flavour notes and is having a kadha for the first time.

    Q. When is the best time to consume it?

    A. The Satmya Kadha is excellent for the monsoon season, post all your meals. Cardamom, Fennel and Dry Ginger - digestive spices in our kadha make it an ideal brew after a meal to help prevent bloating and the feeling of fullness too. It is best consumed in the evenings, for ease in breathing and restful sleep.

    Q. Does it help with seasonal allergies?

    A. Yes, our kadha can help alleviate the symptoms of seasonal allergies - especially those related to breathing, cold, cough, flu etc. that are prevalent in the monsoon season. The herb blend of Mulethi, Banafsha, Tulsi, Pepper and Nutmeg is excellent for bronchial function and helps reduce inflammation.

    Savour the wholesomeness and healing power of our unique blend straight from our home kitchen in the comfort of your home. Order your jar here. 

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