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Make Your Own Aphrodisiacs

Aphrodisiacs take their name from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. They have been used to stimulate desire for millennia, concocted from spices, herbs, fruit and flowers by poets, lovers, Queens and warriors from every corner of the globe.

Now its your turn.

Authors Julie and Matthew Bruton-Seal, experienced professional herbalists, have written self-help bestsellers Kitchen Medicine and Hedgerow Medicine – now they turn their thoughts to romance.

Here are their beautifully-photographed recipes for         

* erotic food
* sensual oils and potions
* seductive scents and
* desirous drinks

– and they enable you to surprise your partner by making them all yourself!

Author: Julie Bruton Seal & Matthew Seal
Photographer: Julie Bruton-Seal
ISBN: 978 1 906122 33 1
Published: January 2012
Format: 168 x 143 mm
Binding: Hardback
No. of pages: 96
92 colour photographs
Price: £7.99

Make Your Own Aphrodisiacs by Julie Bruton Seal & Matthew Seal

Press reviews

Reviewed by Alex Martin of The Herbalist in December 2011

'A masterclass of photography and a truly beautiful piece of visual art, but inside there is so much more.'


Reviewed by Adam Gretton of Eastern Daily Press in January 2012

'A new book full of natural remedies to set pulses racing.'


Reviewed in herbal-haven.co.uk in August 2012

'This book stimulated my appetite for herbal knowledge and I enjoyed reading it from cover to cover discovering new facts about some of the herbs.'


Reviewed in Herbs Magazine in March 2012

'How much better to make your own plant-based products which are home-grown or made with ingredients from reputable herb suppliers.

The book would make a delightful gift for a loved one.'


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