HEART WARMER FLOWER ESSENCE / TINCTURE
Ingredients: Brandy (40% abv), Hawthorn Berry, Yarrow Flower, Elderberry, Manuka Honey.
London Dry Gin (the good kind) infused for 6 weeks with locally forwaged Hawthorn berry, Elder berry and Yarrow flower to warm the heart and offer support to the immune system through cold and flu season. This version has a small amount of Manuka Honey added to each bottle, for a tiny extra boost.
The delightful Hawthorn, whilst also being a very ancient magical tree, has a long standing history of supporting heart health both emotionally and physically. Rich in antioxidents, they boost the immune system – combined with the anti-viral Elderberry and the anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties of Yarrow, this little tincture will help you get through the back end of Winter no problems.
Use: Add 5 – 10 drops to your herbal tea or a small glass of water in the morning to keep your immune system boosted. Keep adding to hot drinks (hot lemon and ginger is always a win) if you’re feeling the start of a cold threaten to ruin your life, fend it off before that nonsense happens.
Avoid Yarrow if you are allergic to members of the Aster family (daisies and co) and if you are on blood thinning medication. Hawthorn and Yarrow are not recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Elder is considered safe, but if pregnant please check with your doctor.
Always do a bit of your own research or talk to an expert before using for medical purposes.
Important Note: Dark Times Apothecary offerings are small tokens to help you feel like you have some control, or power in these times where lets be honest – none of us feel like we do. They are intented to help you feel less lost, less alone – more grounded and focussed in your own life, time, situation. These are not intented to replace actual healthcare (I am not currently a trained professional), they are intented to be coping mechanisms to help you get through the day. Also they smell nice.
About Us: All Dark Times Apothecary products are made in very small batches from herbs grown, foraged or carefully selected by me, Dianne Tanner. My knowledge comes from extensive learning and research, or was handed down to me through my family and upbringing in rural New Zealand (via ancestors in England and Scotland). I follow a loose Pagan-Witch path, learning with the seasons and finding things that help me cope with the ever-increasingly difficult times we live in. These are the offerings I am sharing here with you, in the hope that they give you some tools to cope as well. If you have any questions, please get in touch.
Packaging & Shipping: Shipping is available Worldwide. Please note Dark Times is not responsible for any additional charges added at customs. All items will ship within 2 – 3 days of purchase and charge a flat rate for all items. All items are shipped in repurposed packaging to reduce waste where possible. Labels peel off the bottles easily to allow for recycling, or get in touch to send your bottles back for re-use.