For Luck, Success and Inspiration
By Megan Herrod
This Potion is Inspired By the Tale of the Birth of Taleisin the Bard:
Just as the great witch Cerridwen brewed a potion of inspiration, so can we. Ours wont take a year and a day or turn to poison after the first three drops. I hope you Enjoy! Feel fre to use this, but please credit it to me!
You will need:
1 cup white wine
1 cinnamon stick
1 packet orange herbal tea
½ tbsp ground coffee
1 tbsp nutmeg
1 tbsp crushed red pepper
1 tbsp vanilla
1 tbsp ginger
1 tbsp sugar
Fine strainer/ coffee filters/ paper towels
jar to store potion
Heat all ingredients in covered pot on stove on low heat for one hour, do not allow to boil. Stir Frequently.
While stirring Chant the Following:
Cerridwen, great witch, I invoke you!
She who stirs the cauldron of creation
Grant me the Ancient Wisdom
to fulfill all of my intentions
With the fiery speed of a dog
the fluid skill of an otter
the sight of an airy hawk
and the grounded precision of a hen
Cerridwen, Mother of Inspiration,
I brew your essence herein
with wine, herb and will!
SO MOTE IT BE!!!
Strain potion into jar, discarding all but the liquid and store or drink. A dose is either one sip or three drops.
(store in refrigerator or in a freezer if storing for a while)