Guidetti Pharmacy, Italy

Cinchona Calisaya, in Italy named China ; its bark is utilized to produce a 
digestive liqueur

Elixir of China, an italian home made liqueur

Digestive liqueur home made according to this old recipe :

Cinchona Calisaya bark

990 g.

Orange bark

150 g.

Cinnamon

30 g.

Cloves

9 g.

Tartaric Acid

18 g.

Alcohol ( 95 degree )

5640 g.

Water

6000 g.

Pound and let steep for 10 days, then add:

Sugar

9000 g.

 

Water

5250 g.

Available in  1 lt.  bottles

Price : 30 Euros


- Liqueur aperitif before meal

- Digestive after meal (due to Calisaya bark )

- Gently warm in a small glass before drinking (at 35-40 ºC)

- "China" is a popular name in Italy for Cinchona Calisaya



GUIDETTI PHARMACY - Italy

Pharmacy Director : dr. Paolo Guidetti

e-mail : farmaciaguidetti@gmail.com

tel/fax : +39 035 237220

via S. Giacomo,2 - 24100 Bergamo (Italy)

February 23, 2009

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