Made by the Chartreuse Monks since 1764 according to the instructions set out in the secret manuscript given to them by Duc d’Estrées in 1605.
The Herbal Elixir gets its unique flavor from 130 medicinal and aromatic plants and flowers. It is a cordial, a liqueur and a very effective tonic.
Ingredients: alcohol, sugar, plants, and flowers.
Alcohol content: 69% (138° proof US)
Presentation: In a small bottle, itself placed in a wooden case that protects it from the light and makes sure it keeps perfectly.
Use a few drops on a lump of sugar, straight, or in a little sugared water, as an infusion.