Rooh Afza Syrup Benefits

What is Rooh Afza?

In the sweltering sunlight of summer, if anybody visitsa one’s friend’s house, especially in the Indian sub-continent, there is a greater possibility of getting served the refreshing drink, i.e. Rooh Afza. Roof Afza is a naturally concentrated squash cum refreshing syrup famous worldwide for its flavour sherbet, cold deserts, lemonade, milk recipes, etc. Due to its herbal and aromatic flavour, it can be used with milkshakes, lassi, falooda, kulfi, phirni, pudding, and kheer. It is widely used in the holy month of Ramadan. Generally known as the ‘summer drink of the east’, it has long-lasting cooling effects and provides freshness and energy in the scorching summer. The drink has made its solid platform because of its unique taste, excellent formula, fragrance, and unravelled qualities. Though the chilling syrup is generally not promoted by any celebrities, it has a solid base in the market and gives tough competition to other syrups. Rooh Afza consists of two words: Rooh means soul, and afza means nourishing the soul. A brief review of the exhilarating drink is being mentioned below.Rooh Afza Syrup

Roof Afza History

The soothing, cooling agent Rooh Afza was the discovery of Hakim Abdul Majeed, a renowned Unani physician of herbal medicine. The great visionary started this chilling drink from Old Delhi in 1906. It is being prepared from three Hamdard (Waqf) laboratories-India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. From a simple establishment, Lal Kuan, Old Delhi, Rooh Afza has successfully made a niche as one of the leading refreshing syrups in the world.

Roof Afza Syrup Ingredients

Hamdard Rooh Afza, the chilling agent, combines fruits, herbs, vegetables, flowers, and roots. The unique components of this cooling drink are:

Fruits: Many fruits are used as components for the drink. The different fruits are pineapple, apple, berries, orange, watermelon, citron, strawberry, raspberry, loganberry, cherry, concord grapes, and blackcurrant.

Herbs: The herbs group ingredients contain European white lily (Nymphaea alba), Blue star water lily ( Nymphaea nuchal), lotus (Nelumbo), purslane/team-e-khurma (Portulaca oleracea seeds), coriander, chicory (Vitis vinifera), and borage

Vegetables: The important vegetables, which are part of this herbal syrup, are carrot, spinach, mint, and Luffa aegyptiaca

Flowers: Flowers are also an integral part of this delicious drink. It covers rose, lemon, orange, and (keora) Pandanus fascicularis

Roots: Only one root, which is being used in it, is vetiver.

Roohafza Health & Medicinal Benefits

  • Cardiovascular health: It shows positive impacts on cardiovascular functions. It enhances cardiac efficiency, smooths blood supply, and controls the heartbeat.
  • Dehydration: It is good in the management and controlling of water balance in the body because of the presence of some essential minerals like sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and sulfur, thus helpful against dehydration, heat exhaustion, and excessive sweating.
  • Weight gain: It increases weight by promoting nitrogen balance in the body.
  •  Anemia: It shows positive results in improving haemoglobin content in the blood.
  • Indigestion: It is also preferred in case of giddiness, indigestion, stomach ache, kidney, and numbness.
  • Fever: It is used in treating fever due to heat exposure, thus helpful in reducing body heat.
  • Vomiting: It is effective in cases of vomiting and diarrhoea.
  • Enhances vigour: It enhances life, vitality, and activeness and increases energy.


Roohafza Recipes

1. Rooh Afza & Sabja Seeds

It’s a chilling drink used widely in the summer season.

How to prepare

• Take chilled water (4 cups)
• ½ tbsp sabja seeds
• Rooh Afza and sugar as required
• Initially soak the sabja seeds in a cup of water for half an hour
• Now, add it to the rest of the water
• Add rooh afza to the mixture
• One can also add sugar and ice cubes, but these are optional
• The recipe is ready to drink

2. Rooh Afza Lemon Sharbat

• Take chilled water (4 cups)
• 5 tbsp sabja seeds
• 3 tbsp lemon juice
• 1 tbsp sugar
• Ice cube
• Now mix all these things suitably

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