Herbal Bitters

5723530-rosemary-herb-wild-dandelion-and-gorse-flowers-in-a-granite-mortar-with-pestle-isolated-over-white-b-stock-photo

Bitters are excellent for boosting the production of bile in the gall bladder. I use them a few times per year for several weeks because there are times when I can feel my gall bladder. When I can *feel* it, I know it is asking for attention and I begin a 4x per day, minimum, herbal bitters regimen. I take a dropperful whenever I think of it. Eventually I stop thinking about it, which means my gall bladder has stopped asking for attention.

I love having my own, home made, home grown bitters on hand.

Recipe:

2 parts Yellow Dock
3 parts Burdock
5 parts Dandelion

Around here this means tablespoons in a 12 oz Ball mason jar. Top off with brandy and let sit for a month. As always, I prepare near the New Moon and decant near the Full.

I won’t tell you they taste great but I enjoy them quite a bit when my body is crying out for them. Spring is a great time to get bitter lettuces and other bitter greens into your body. Bitters, too. We need the astringency after a winter of heavy food and a less active lifestyle.

 

Seshat

A Homeschool Literary Magazine

Later, Miss Slater

Writing for Wholeness

oh2bhuman

All things human

Appalachian Ink ~ Home of Anna Wess (and Granny)

Home of Anna Wess, Writer & Ghost Chaser

Daughter of the Sun

Illuminated Priestess Path

Moontime Rising

Illuminated Priestess Path

Nourished Kitchen

Reviving Traditional Foods

BooksChantcdCom

Illuminated Priestess Path

Illuminated Priestess Path

Elemental Meridian

Elemental-simple; pertaining to the 4 elements or forces of nature. Meridian: point of highest development.

%d bloggers like this: