Basil Wine for Mental Fatigue


Basil wine

Basil Wine for Mental Fatigue and Burnout

Although this is a medicinal wine, it is so delicious you should make it even if you aren't feeling burnt out
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 d
Total Time 2 d 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Medicinal
Servings 4


  • sieve


  • 1 bottle red wine any
  • 1/2 cup basil, torn fresh
  • 1/4 cup red rose petals
  • 1 stick cinammon
  • 2 Tbsp Honey


  • Open the red wine bottle and pour out 1/2 cup
  • Push the basil, cinnamon, rose petals and honey into the bottle
  • Fill the bottle as far as possible with the extra 1/2 cup wine
  • Close the bottle and shake well
  • Leave for 2-3 days in a dark cupboard
  • Strain and serve


Adapted from Margaret Roberts' recipe in 'The Little Book of Basil'

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