February is the month when we think of our Hearts and of Love. It’s an especially good time for Hildegard’s Parsley-Honeywine Recipe.
“Hildegard’s parsley-honeywine is a delicious and effective remedy and it is easy to make. This ideal combination of heart medicine and heart tonic does relieve pains in the heart, spleen and side.
Take eight to ten parsley leaves with stems. Boil in one quart of natural red or white wine with two tablespoons wine vinegar for five minutes.
Add three-quarters cup honey (one-third cup or less for diabetics) and heat up again for five minutes.
Skim off the foam, strain, and rebottle the wine. Take one to three tablespoons daily. “
– Hildegard of Bingen’s Medicine, Dr. Wighard Strehlow & Gottfried Hertzka, M.D.