We love this elixir at Jewelweed - it is soooo good!
This simple love potion, with herbal aphrodisiacs, is warming, stimulating while also being relaxing (herbal magic), heart opening and pleasing to the senses. Fun for a night in or out, alone or with another. Enjoy straight or add to sparkling water or beverage of your choice.
Not into the alcohol…use these same ingredients to make a tea.
Start with a glass jar – I like to use a pint size
Add aromatic spices…
star anise (small handful)
2 cinnamon Sticks
5 cardamom Pods
1/2 vanilla bean - split open with seeds exposed
Next add herbs
damiana dried herb (about 3/4 cup)
organic rose petals (1/3 cup)
Top with honey then add the alcohol to preserve – I prefer artisanal apple brandy. The herb mixture should be completely covered by your liquid.
Cover and label with ingredients. Let sit for 3 weeks. Strain through cheesecloth. Compost your ingredients and store your potion in a pretty glass jar. If you wish for additional sweetness just add honey before final bottling. Dose is a couple drops to teaspoon.