Sweet-loving Bengalis have some thing to cheer about in COVID-19 time as the West Bengal government resolved to appear out with a “sandesh” which will incorporate honey from Sundarbans and raise immunity, an formal reported on Sunday.
Cotton cheese designed from cow milk will be blended with pure honey from the Sunderbans to get ready the “Arogya Sandesh” which will also have extracts of tulsi leaves, an formal of the Animal Assets Enhancement Office explained to PTI.
No synthetic flavours would be additional to the sweetmeat which will be available in the department’s shops in the town and neighbouring districts, he stated.
The sandesh will increase the immune program as a full but it is not a COVID-19 antidote, the official stated.
Sunderbans Affairs Minister Manturam Pakhira claimed the honey for earning Arogya Sandesh will be collected from beehives in sites this sort of as Pirkhali, Jharkhali and other elements of the Sunderbans and it will be stored in a scientific fashion.
The sandesh is anticipated to strike the shelves in yet another two months and the pricing will be inside of the arrive at of the typical man, the animal assets progress office official mentioned.
Before this thirty day period, a reputed sweetmeat chain of Kolkata came out with an “Immunity Sandesh” proclaiming that it contains various herbs and spices these kinds of as haldi (turmeric), tulsi, saffron, and cardamom and Himalayan honey, which will strengthen immunity to battle novel coronavirus.