How about popping a tangy-spicy pellet just after a hearty meal? Try Hajmola, you will fall in love with its chatpata taste. Chatpata means strongly sour and salty.
Hajmola is a herbal digestive tablet manufactured by Dabur, a reputed Ayurvedic product manufacturer of India.
Hajmola was officially launched in 1978. Ever since its popularity has soared and touched new heights. So much that it has become a staple in every Indian home. Most people like Hajmola more for its flavor than its digestive function.
The flavor of Hajmola is very addictive. Chewing one to two tablets is just not enough. The thought of Hajmola itself makes you salivate and crave for it. You want to pop at least 4 to 5 pieces to satiate your taste buds.However, it is recommended to have 2 to 3 pellets and not more.
Hajmola is composed of Ayurvedic herbs and spices like lemon extract and cumin seeds. Edible salts such as the black salt and rock salt are also common ingredients. Hajmola has black pepper, long pepper, sugar, and ginger as its other constituents.
It is a common sight in Indian households to watch people pop up Hajmola just for fun. It is believed that almost 2.6 crore tablets are eaten each day in India.
Hajmola is so popular that it constitutes more than 50% of the total market share of digestive tablets in India.
It is a common sight to watch Indian hosts serve Hajmola to their guests after a sumptuous feast to ease digestion.
Hajmola can also be good childhood food. Young mothers can substitute the regular sugar-coated candies with this herbal dose.
Today let’s learn some of the benefits of this chew-able digestive tablet-
- It is supposed to control dyspepsia and aid in digestion
- It is believed to control flatulence
- It is known to prevent loss of appetite
Even though Hajmola is known to be an antiacid, consuming large quantities can cause increased acidity.
Hajmola is sold in small easy-to-carry sachets or bottles. 1 bottle of Hajmola contains almost 120 tablets.
Hajmola is available in a candy form which is a blend of traditional herbs and spices in a sugar base. Albela Aam and Chulbuli Imli are the most favorite flavors of Hajmola candy. This zingy herbal candy is enjoyed by kids and adults alike.
Next time when going on a road trip or excursion, do not forget to stock a handful of Hajmola tablets and/or candies. Hajmola is known to be effective in controlling nausea also.
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