[Well, this one seemed appropriate for Valentine’s Day — Ed.]
Take fresh red Roses not quite ripe, beat them in a stone Mortar, mix them with double their weight of Sugar, and put them in a glass close stopped, being not full, let them remain before you use them three months, stirring of them once a day.
The Stomach, Heart, and Bowels it cooleth, and hindreth vapours, the spitting of blood and corruption for the most part (being cold) it helpeth. It will keep many years.
Source: A Queen’s Delight: Or, The Art of Preserving, Conserving and Candying, Nathaniel BrookeFiled under Remedy | Tags: bowels, heart, rose, stomach, sugar, twitter-archive | Comment (0)