Sweet Chamomile Wine

Photo: She Who Eats 

Photo: She Who Eats 

Photo: She Who Eats 

Photo: She Who Eats 

Photo: She Who Eats

Photo: She Who Eats

The chamomile flower has long been recognized for its medicinal and beauty benefits. This herbal remedy provides solution to several heath related concerns such as intestinal & stomach disorders, anxiety and insomnia. The plant is also known for having muscle relaxing properties, amazing healing, anti-oxidant, cleansing and moisturizing properties and acts as a potent anti-bacterial. We'll go out on a limb and say this is the best tasting health tonic out there. \

Sweet Chamomile Wine:

1 liter dry white wine

1 cup dried (or fresh) chamomile flowers

Grated zest of 1 one lemon 

1½ ounces light rum (optional)

4 tablespoons local, raw (unpasteurized) honey (or to taste)

Pour wine into a clean glass mason jar or bottle. Add chamomile, lemon zest and rum. Cover and steep for 1 week. Strain through a fine coffee filter, add your honey to taste and pour it into a sealable container. Seal and store for up to 1 year. Serve chilled, over ice with sparkling water. 

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