sweet, bitter, sour, salty, meaty (umami), cool, and hot. These are the 7 basic tastes that the 5,000 taste buds on your tongue and throat have been primed to identify.

Each with unique gastronomic qualities and health indications, traditional cultures believed in the fundamental importance of consuming a rich balance of all these flavors. 

However today, with the overwhelming load of sugar-encrusted, salt-sprinkled and MSG-doused foods filling our plates, bitterness has essentially vanished from the modern palate.

This UNFORTUNATE disappearance has done more than simply change the tang and smack-factor of our foods.

In fact, the general lack of bitter flavor in the diet may very well be contributing widespread problems with digestion and appetite control.

Bitters — as the name implies is an infusion that’s created from predominantly bitter ingredients. Angostura bitters anybody?

These ingredients comprise aromatics and botanicals that can include any combination of herbs, roots, bark, fruit, seeds, or flowers.

Bitters were first marketed in the 1700s as a remedy and touted as a cure-all.

Throughout the next few centuries, bitters would be used for everything from a stimulant for the troops in the 1800s to a proposed treatment for malaria.

Now, with emerging science to back up the benefits, bitters have once again gained popularity for aiding digestive health, curbing sugar cravings, boosting the immune system, and even easing stress

The health benefits of bitters
Digestion and gut benefits
Natural detoxification of the liver
Immune and inflammation benefits
Sugar and appetite control benefits
Liver health benefits

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Our bitters mix contains: Burdock root, Dandelion root, Angelica, Astragalus , Gentian root, Mugwort, Wormwood and Horehound, Ginger, Turmeric, Cinnamon.

You can infuse it either in alcohol or glycerine according to your personal or religious preferences.

Click to order our bitters mix here.

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