Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This is a great homemade honey. I personally use different herbs so I can not only get the great tastes of them, but the wonderful properties they have. Change the herbs to your liking.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 10 cups white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon alum
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 12 cups red clover blossoms (a blood purifier)
  • 13 cup dried chamomile (very calming and great for the stomach)
  • 13 cup dried lavender (has many calming properties-too many to list)
  • 13 cup dried red raspberry leaf (promotes womens health-especially during menses and childbirth)
  • 2 tablespoons dried hibiscus flowers (can help high blood pressure and as an aphrodisiac)

Directions

  1. Put water, sugar and alum together in a large pan and boil for ten minutes stirring constantly. Watch for any attempted boil overs.
  2. Take off the heat.
  3. Stir in your herbs and let steep for at least 3 hours.
  4. Strain through a cheese cloth, throwing away herbs when done.
  5. Reheat the honey to a boil and put in your jars.
  6. all the herbs listed above have several other health promoting properties, I have just listed a couple.
  7. Enjoy!

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