A sweet and sexy tea, arousing the senses and inciting memories of the most intimate encounters. Nourishing to the heart while improving circulation and opening the heart to sensual pleasure and love. It can also encourage sweetness and gentle love, while uplifting the heart during times of anxiety, grief or challenge,
1/2 pt Hawthorn Berry
1 pt Hawthorn Leaf & Flower
1 pt Rose Buds
1 pt Raspberry leaf
2 pt Linden
1 tbsp Vanilla bean powder
1/2 pt Wild Cherry bark
1/2 pt Cinnamon chips
2 pt Oatstraw
A tea for the daring, for the wild affairs of the heart- wandering in Faery moonlight- seeking with wanderlust, and embracing all the wild and Fae magic. Reminiscent of bonfire smoke, and sexual love. Use at your own risk.
Brew this as a warm decoction or long infusion. Serve warm- perhaps with a touch of whiskey or brandy and cream and honey.
2 tbsp Hawthorn berries
2 tbsp Hawthorn leaf and blossom
1/2 tbsp roasted dandelion root
1 tbsp cacao nibs (roasted)
2 tsp Lapsang souchong black tea
1/16 tsp Cayenne
1/2 tbsp allspice berries, cracked
1 tsp cracked black peppercorns
Mix ingredients, Brew on medium low heat for 15 -20 min in 1 qt water. Do not boil, but just below a simmer.
2 tsp black or oolong tea leaves (or 1 tea bag)
1 tbsp cacao nibs
1 tsp licorice root
1 tbsp mint leaves
1 tbsp jasmine flowers
1 tbsp rose flowers
1 star anise pod, crushed
1 inch piece of fresh vanilla bean (sliced open)
Add all ingredients to a quart jar, and pour steaming hot water to fill the jar. Steep covered for 15-30 min or more, and dress up with a spoonful of honey and/or cream if you desire. Serve warm, share with your beloved friends, and treat yourself as sweetly as you would a lover.
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Beautiful sounding recipes. Have been collecting tons of hawthorn that grow wild around where I live in Swansea Wales (UK) and drying some to make hawthorn tea. Also have made the most amazing tasty syrup that can be diluted as a cordial cold or hot. Good work! keep it up. x