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Recipe: Peach Pit Infusion

By Robin Bennett
Posted in Blog
On September 19, 2014

Peach

Prunus persica

I'm sweet, juicy, cooling, and moist,

Relaxing nerves and tissue.

I help you when you're not content

In fact, I like to kiss you!

I allay severe nausea --

This is one of my great gifts,

Especially in pregnancy --

Use my flowers, leaves, or pits.

I am such a beautiful tree,

And I support your liver.

My fuzzy fruit's round and luscious;

Your life flows like a river.

from The Gift of Healing Herbs: Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life

by Robin Rose Bennett

~*~

Recipe:

Peach Pit Infusion

Put 8 - 12 whole, dried peach pits into a quart jar.

Cover with boiling water.

Let sit for 2-4 hours.

This refreshing herbal infusion can be drunk hot or cold.

It is delightful and strengthens your liver! Kids love it, too.

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Robin Bennett

Robin Bennett

Robin Rose Bennett is a writer, teacher, green witch, herbalist, and a wisewoman… one who loves the earth and gives voice to the healing wild food and medicine plants which surround us. She has been a practicing herbalism for over 30 years, based in New Jersey & NYC. Robin focuses on the spiritual and ecological lessons of plants and treatment of illness.