4 – Valentine Cordial


Following, is a recipe for an exquisite cordial that promises to fulfill and enhance your expectations for a truly wonderful Valentine’s Day celebration. Choose the finest ingredients that you will afford yourself, and prepare the potion with deep affection, healthy desire, passion, and a dash of stirring expectation.

Gather the following

Kahlua liqueur

Chambord liqueur

Some fine brandy

Tincture of Damiana (of high quality)

Organic Rose Hydrosol (True Rose Water)

Organic Peppermint Hydrosol (True Peppermint Floral Water) – optional, based on availability

Vanilla Rice Dream (or Half and Half)

1 ounce shot glass

1 teaspoon measuring spoon

1/4 teaspoon measuring spoon

Two wine glasses, 2 ounce size or larger


Then Blend Together

1 ounce Kahlua

1/2 ounce Chambord

1/2 ounce brandy

1 teaspoon Rose Hydrosol

4 droppers full of Damiana tincture (a little more if you choose)

Stir gently and pour half of mixture into each wine glass.



Add 1/4 teaspoon Peppermint Hydrosol to each glass. 

Take a tiny sip, and savor the flavor… close your eyes and make a wish. 

Then add 1 ounce of chilled Rice Dream to each glass.

Drop in an ice cube.

Recipe serves two.

Enjoy your evening…


By Jodi Shagg, Herbalist and James Green, Herbal Medicine-Maker, copyright 2009