Syrup of Sweet Violets Recipe

Try this Syrup of Sweet Violets Recipe, an easy to make health tonic to improve your overall health.
By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors
March/April 1984
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Make this Syrup of Sweet Violets Recipe at home to use for health purposes.
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Try this Syrup of Sweet Violets Recipe, a health tonic that can easily be made at home.

Syrup of Sweet Violets Recipe

Syrup of violets can be made by pouring 2 1/2 pints of boiling water over 1 pound of flowers and steeping them overnight, straining the liquid, adding double its weight in sugar, and then cooking it — without letting it come to a boil — into syrup. The juice of half a lemon may be added for extra vitamin C and piquancy.


Read more about healthy uses for sweet violets: Sweet Violets: Edible Flowers, Medicinal Plants.








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