Chartreuse Elixir Végétal - 10cl

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A legendary herbal liqueur, that was used as a medicinal elixir in the past. Today, connoisseurs simply enjoy it.   Read the whole description

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The promising title of this recipe manuscript, from which the monk and pharmacist Jérôme Maubec developed the élixir végétal in 1737, bears the following words: “Elixir for long life”.

The drink would certainly not be sold with such a name today, thanks to legal restrictions and the like. But the drink was in fact used a medicinal tonic in the past, until it gradually became an established 'pleasure beverage' over time.

The monks of the grand charter-house have not stopped improving the recipe for their élixir végétal, while still remaining true to the original manuscript with its 130 various ingredients. The last significant change in the recipe is due to an EU regulation. Until recently, the essence was distilled to its full strength of 71% ABV. But since 2010, there are new regulations restricting the transport and aging of alcohol products with more than 70% alcohol by volume. For this reason, the monks of the grand charter-house chose to thin their traditional liquor down to 69% ABV.

There are various ways to consume Élixir végétal: you can include a few drops in sugar water, on a sugar cube, in tea or in grog. Otherwise, the elixir should help with illness, fatigue and a general lack of wellness when mixed with hot water.

Chartreuse

Chartreuse liqueurs are especially valuable spirits that are produced by monks of the Carthusian order in the grand charter house of the monastery, in Voiron – near Grenoble, in France.

The production of Chartreuse liqueur is wound up in many secrets and myths. There are only two monks, Minister Benoit and Brother Jean-Jacques, who know the 130 various ingredients of the original recipe. Other sources relating to the original recipe are known by a third monk. We are relatively sure that ca. 1/3 of the ingredients originate in the Chartreuse region and the other 2/3 come from all over the world. All the ingredients, even including the coloring agents, used in all the charterhouse-produced liqueurs are 100% organic.

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By JEigh

Added on the : 19/04/2018

Excellent elixir. Was given this as a gift but soon found out it is not available in the USA. Return customer. This time I'm buying as gifts for friends. Elixir Vegetal is always well received and appreciated. Absinthes.com has great prices and fast delivery. Thank you

By Vegetal Elixir

Added on the : 16/02/2018

I am taking this product for my health as I was advised. It was a secret formula made by monks and is now available to the public which I'm very happy about. I will take this product daily forever to stay healthy. .

By Lucy Lee

Added on the : 02/02/2018

This is order #2 of this elixir. I take it first thing every morning . I have more energy and I have not gotten sick with cold this winter. If I feel cold symptoms, I take a heavier dose. Thank you for this wonderful elixir!

By Hello

Added on the : 30/01/2018

Thank you I'm really enjoyed the jade absinthe. Would like to try others

By Petey

Added on the : 14/11/2017

This company is great! My bottle only took a couple weeks to reach me and it came in a nifty wooden case to keep it safe from exposure and breaking. Plus, while it was shipping, I was sent emails detailing facts about absinthe, which made the wait more enjoyable, and the absinthe itself more satisfying!

By Sango

Added on the : 06/11/2017

Great Product...feel the umph!! kick in straight away

By Mariette

Added on the : 26/10/2017

Product received within time mentioned. Service was excellent and product is powerful. I will be ordering before January to take advantage of the unexpected and much appreciated $10 coupon. Un gros merci!

By Just Visiting

Added on the : 25/10/2017

Unique and superior Elixir. Great source for a difficult to find product.

By Amani

Added on the : 25/10/2017

Wonderful Product...Arrived in a timely manner... I will definitely be ordering more from this wonderful company.

By Fairy85

Added on the : 19/10/2017

I will only say one word: Delicious!!!

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