Herbals and other natural ingredients were once blended for good health. At the turn of the century, pharmacies prepared homemade tinctures, bitters, and herbal remedies mixed with alcohol for curative benefit for everything from poor digestions to the common cold. Includes 75 traditional recipes for restoratives, relaxants, digestives, using turmeric, mint, saffron and readily available ingredients as well as toddies and libations to soothe the body and mind. Spiral bound. Hrdcvr. 160p. 8".
Apothecary Cocktails I was a little disappointed with this book. I was hoping for some common, down-to-earth recipes using everyday liquors. There were a few recipes in there I might try, though. Thank you.