Science on the floor
Gin was invented by a Dutch doctor, Franciscus Sylvius. He distilled all kinds of medicinal drinks and christened one of them "genièvre", from which the English name gin was later derived.
Several scientific studies meanwhile show that drinking gin responsibly boosts not only your mood, but also your health:
- Good for your skin
The natural ingredients in gin are antioxidants that keep your skin supple, resilient and young. It also helps reduce inflammation and combat skin ageing.
- A longer life
The juniper berries from which our quality gin is made contain flavonoids. These healthy organic compounds provide a host of benefits for your cardiovascular system. They can help prevent atherosclerosis and reduce clogged arteries, keeping your heart healthier.
- Hay fever inhibitor
Drinking gin or vodka has been found to be effective in reducing hay fever symptoms because of the lack of sulphite and histamine in these strong drinks. This allows people with hay fever to enjoy a glass of gin without being plagued by allergic reactions.
- No fattener
A glass of gin contains an average of 65 calories, which is considerably less than, say, a pint of beer. So it is a good choice for people who want to watch their calorie intake but still want to enjoy a drink.
- Less waste in your body
Gin has a diuretic effect, meaning it helps drain fluid from your body. This can lead to more frequent urination, but it is actually beneficial because it helps remove waste and toxins from your system.
- Malaria slayer
Gin contains quinine, a natural substance known for its ability to fight malaria. This explains why British explorers took gin with them during their adventures in malaria areas.
- A sip of happiness
Enjoying a gin-tonic cocktail, with colourful toppings and a beautiful presentation, can significantly improve your mood. Sharing these delicious cocktails with friends can provide a positive boost in your mood. Moreover, alcohol increases testosterone levels in ladies, which can lead to a sensual end to the evening.
Give a healthy gift
With a personalised bottle of gin from makeyour.com, you are not only giving a unique gift but also wishing health. Personalise the bottle to your liking and give someone the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of gin, both in terms of taste and health.
Rather no alcohol?
For those who prefer not to drink alcohol, makeyour.com now also offers an alcohol-free gin. Our alcohol-free gin combines beautiful citrus aromas with a slightly bitter undertone, so you can responsibly enjoy the great taste without the side effects of alcohol.
Drinking gin with friends becomes even more fun when it is served in an original and personalised bottle. At makeyour.com, you can choose a beautiful bottle and fully personalise the label, giving a special "message in a bottle". Enjoy this unique experience together and raise a glass to health and creativity. Did you already know that you can create your own personalised bottle of gin with makeyour.com?
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