Aphrodite’s Lucky-in-Love Liqueur
This tasty formula is designed to act as a restorative, adaptogenic tonic that, when taken occasionally, will build warmth inn your core, help balance hormones, strengthen immunity, enhance well-being and restore your body so that you have the necessary robust energy to make love when you want to make love.
Ingredients: ½ cup 80-proof brandy, ½ cup 80-proof vodka, ½ cup water, ¼ cup raw honey, 2 tablespoons chopped dried eleuthero root, 1 tablespoon candied ginger, ½ teaspoon cardamom seeds, 10 dried and pitted tart cherries, 6 small dried and diced apricots, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 vanilla bean sliced lengthwise and cut into half inch pieces
To Make: Combine brandy, vodka, water, honey, eleuthero, ginger, cardamom, cherries, apricots, cinnamon stick, and vanilla bean in a pint-size canning jar with a tight-fitting lid. Cover the jar with a piece of plastic wrap and screw on the lid. Shake the mixture vigorously for 15 seconds to blend. Store the jar in a cool, dark place for four weeks, shaking the contents daily as the flavors mingle and mellow. Strain the liquid through a fine-mesh strainer. Bottle and store in the refrigerator, where the liqueur will keep for three months.
To Use: Enjoy as a sipping beverage as desired. Add to your favorite hot tea or warm milk, or drink straight followed by a few sips of water.