Click here to Login
Subscribe for Newsletter GoToChef for Brands

Barley water

Also Known As : Jau Paani


Taste Profile

Barley water tastes bland and insipid.

Usage Tips

  1. Barley water is best when it is consumed fresh.
  2. It can be stored in a glass container with an airtight seal.
  3. Keeping barley water in refrigerator for about 2-3 days is optimal and beyond that the water may be unfit for consumption.


Barley water is a milky white drink which is made by boiling Barley seeds in water. It is often flavoured with lemon juice to give it a tangy twist. It is a traditional drink which is consumed in many parts of the world. It is used for medicinal purpose.

Health benefits

  • Barley water helps to lower cholesterol.(1)
  • It helps to control blood sugar.(1)
  • Barley water improves digestion.(1)
  • It also helps to boost immune system.(1)
  • Calcium and phosphorous, found in barley water, strengthen the bones.(2)
  • It is also known to ease nasal congestion during pregnancy.(2)


Overconsumption of barley water can cause constipation.(3) People who are suffering from gluten allergies might experience symptoms like rashes, nausea, stomach cramps, indigestion, headaches, vomiting, or diarrhea.(4)

- Disclaimer
"Information here is provided for discussion and educational purposes only. It is not intended as medical advice or product or ingredient review/rating. The information may not apply to you and before you use or take any action, you should contact the manufacturer, seller, medical, dietary, fitness or other professional. If you utilize any information provided here, you do so at your own risk and you waive any right against Culinary Communications Private Limited, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees or representatives.”