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FAQS

WHAT IS JAMU?+

The practice of ingesting Jamu dates back to around the time of the Buddhist empire (8AD) when Borobodur was built. Jamu has a long history with Javanese royalty. In fact, if you go to the Borobudur temple near Yogyakarta, you’ll find that some of the ancient carvings depicting people making Jamu.

The Indonesian island of Bali also has quite a long tradition with its own version of Jamu, with time-honoured recipes that have been passed down from one generation to the next. Many traditional healers will likely prescribe Jamu-based remedies, or poorly locals will brew their own bitter Jamu loloh from leaves at home.

WHY IS MRS TODDY'S JAMU SO GOOD?+

Mrs Toddy's Jamu is a carefully crafted formula - a heated brew that allows the turmeric to be activated to its optimum level. The formula is designed to achieve the best results for your body based on our extensive research on the qualities of turmeric and ginger.

HOW MUCH DO YOU TAKE PER DAY?+

Mrs Toddy recommends 50 - 100ML per day. Your liver and thyroid benefit from recovery and flushing out heavy metals in the blood stream. The best time to consume Mrs Toddy's Tonic is in the evening before bed. This helps your organs reduce inflammation. If you're like Mrs Toddy and can't keep your eyes open after 6pm, then morning is fine.

HOW LONG DOES IS LAST ?+

Our tonics can last for over four months in the pantry. Once opened, they must be refrigerated. After 14 days the tonic starts to ferment and if you like the taste of fermentation then you can continue to drink it. If not, discard and open your next bottle :)

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MRS TODDY’S TONIC & A JUICE?+

Our tonics are not cold pressed, fermented or pasteurised. They are heated above 60 degrees in vats, which kill any bacteria and increases potency of our botanicals, especially turmeric.

ARE TONICS BETTER FOR YOU THAN JUICES?+

Depending on the tonic and the juice! Our tonics are made in the traditional Javanese alchemy process which has been developed over 2,000 years and we know gets results.

HOW ARE YOU MEANT TO CONSUME THE TONICS EACH DAY?+

Our 250ML tonics can be consumed as a drink or taken in 50ML shots.

ARE ANY OF THE INGREDIENTS COMPROMISED BY THE HEAT?+

Not in our brewing process, however if overheated to pasturising temperatures then turmeric and certain other botanicals can lose their potency.

WHY IS THE SHELF LIFE SO LONG AND DO YOU USE PRESERVATIVES?+

Our long shelf life is due to our brewing process and IP system. We do not use any preservatives.

WHICH TONICS CAN YOU DRINK DURING PREGNANCY?+

Most of our tonics are ok to drink whilst pregnant. However our Balian and Ubud tonics contain turmeric so are not recommended during pregnancy or before medical procedures due to turmeric's blood thinning properties.

HOW IS MRS TODDY’S TONIC BEST KEPT STORED?+

Mrs Toddy’s Tonic can be kept ambient or in a fridge for up to 6 months unopened. Once opened it will start to carbonate so needs to be refrigerated and will last two weeks before carbonation and fermentation.

SHIPPING RATES AND TIME TO SHIP+

All of our products are shipped within 48 hours by National Courier services such as: Fastway, Aramex or Couriers Please.  We provide tracking numbers with all products shipped.