Amsterdam elixir is a very old liqueur, first used as a medicine to help with digestion. The herbs and spices in Amsterdam elixir were an efficient remedy to reduce the intake of too much fat from a greasy diet. It was also known to expel any excess air from the stomach and to drain excess fluid. The main herbs and spices in this liqueur are lemon balm, coriander, cardamom, and angelica. It also contains a wide variety of blossoms, seeds, and roots. The liqueur is distilled several times to infuse all the different flavours, resulting in a unique and delicate taste. Amsterdam elixir is anexcellent serve with coffee and chocolate after dinner, but also as a luxury treat with afternoon tea.