Summer Solstice Elixir

Celebrate the longest day of the year with an herbal elixir. An elixir is an herbal syrup preserved with alcohol. 


  • pot with lid
  • cheesecloth and strainer
  • sterilized jar with lid


  • 1 oz dried herbs
  • 2 cups filtered water
  • 1/4 cup raw organic honey
  • 1/4 cup brandy

Choose Your Herbs

  • lemon balm
  • chamomile
  • ginger
  • peppermint
  • rose petals
  • damiana
  • raspberry leaf
  • rosehips
  • lavender
  • wood betony


  • Add 1 ounce of herbs and 2 cups of water to pot. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer until liquid is reduced to 1 cup.
  • Take the liquid off the heat and add 1/4 cup brandy. Let infuse for 20 minutes.
  • Use cheesecloth and strainer to filter the liquid into a sterilized glass jar.
  • Add 1/4 cup honey. Mix well.
  • Store in a cool, dry place.

Serve elixir over ice and sparkling water.


I'm Dr. Carly and my mission is to create a health revolution. I believe that another prescription is not the answer. I believe in using natural therapies that go beyond the symptoms. And I believe that doctors should spend way more than 7 minutes with a patient.