Modinagar is famous for Jain Shikanji Since 1957, when Late Shri Parmatma Sharan Ji started Jain Shikanji in Modinagar.
Summers in India has always been about Jain Shikanji.
Also, known as shikanjvi and shikanjbeen, shikanji is one of the most favourite cool drinks of India. The base ingredients include lemon or lime juice, ginger juice, ice and water, and other ingredients such as salt and cumin and if you are lucky and got Jain Shikanji Masala its taste as heaven.
India is a land of diverse climatic conditions, blessing our country with diverse seasonal fruits. People here get to enjoy the goodness of various fruits in different seasons. Lime is available throughout the year, though the best season is between January to April. Because of its affordability and availability year-round, it is India’s most popular fruit juice.
It is the tastiest healthy summer drinks anyone can think of!
The Benefits of Shikanji
Hydrates your body:
The refreshing Jain shikanji drink can be an ideal beverage for summers. It can be an excellent way to replenish body salts, providing essential vitamins and minerals and prevent dehydration. Thus instead of resorting to carbonated drinks that gives nothing but acidity, drinking shikanji can help a person when he is dehydrated and thirsty.
Jain Shikanji can do wonders for digestion. During summers when we are out in the sun and facing many health issues. It is very important to take appropriate care of digestion in summers. Lemon is rich in pectin fibre and ascorbic acid which can help in smooth digestion in the body. The Jain shikanji drink consist of Jain Shikanji Masala thus the properties of these ingredients can help in better digestion.
Natural Coolant :
Shikanji is an excellent coolant. As the temperature increases it is very essential to keep the body cool and hydrated. Shikanji works as an energizing beverage that may help prevent the loss of sodium chloride and iron during summer due to excessive sweating. However Jain Shikanji is such a drink that is consumable by all age groups.
Shikanji is full of nutrients. Lemon is rich in vitamin C which helps protects the cells from oxidation. Gingerol, the bio-active compound present in fresh ginger can help reducing the risk of infections. Ginger extract has abilities to inhibit the growth of different types of bacteria especially oral bacteria. There is a link of this to inflammatory diseases in the gums such as gingivitis and periodontitis.
If there is proper amount of salt used while preparing shikanji it may also help you in reducing weight. Lemon is a natural cleanser and has detox properties where as ginger is good for digestion. All these properties of shikanji together help in weight loss.