It’s that time of year to be making slow cooks and nourishing your body with soups. When you slow cook a meal you preserve so many of its nutrients & minerals and ensure they are ready to absorb quickly into the body. This makes it ideal for those with absorption and digestion issues.
So often in the the modern west we tend towards using tools of difference rather than of harmony. We lean into violence and destruction of the non-self over harmony and union as our first approach to ‘resolving’ a conflict. Have you noticed this? It’s a very Mars-like approach to things really, and that seems to the planet our eyes are fixed towards for the next step of humanity. In the old ways of Herbalism, a Venetian response would be to listen and bring union, a Mars response would be to separate and destroy. These are just symbols of language that help us to see the energetics within things.
The coolness of these flowers will drain heat and inflammation from the body, and promote healthy circulation. They are incredibly rich in Vitamin C and potent antioxidants. In this delicious syrup they have been combined with Turmeric, which work together as anti-inflammatories to aid in treating osteoarthritis, and inflammatory bowel issues.