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Blotto Botany

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Based on the popular zine by herbalist and plant nerd Spencre L.R. McGowan comes Blotto Botany, a lesson on healing cordials that whispers of homespun plant magic.

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Inside, mixologists, witches, and herbalism practitioners will find 40 cordials recipes organized by season, each with its own unique properties and tastes. Soothe Yourself Tonic, for instance, calms the nerves after a hard day with gentle lemon balm and rose petals. Lovers’ Lip, by contrast, contains stimulating damiana and elderflower, the perfect recipe for ‘1, 2, or few.’ Other recipes incude:

  • Lilac Wine
  • Douglas Fir Tipsy
  • Oh Mary! (Bloody Mary)
  • Champagne Strawberries
  • Tulsi Me Tulsi
  • Dandelion Swag
  • Blackberry Gin-Ger
  • Carmelite Water
  • Drunk in Love
  • Sommarvatten

Also including recipes for medicinal shrubs and syrups, as well as details on plant lore, wild crafting, crystals, and the use of red wine vs white wine in infusions. Blotto Botany is the perfect book to tuck in your cupboard or pore over by candlelight.


  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Morrow Gift (September 4, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.6 x 7.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces

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