For making aphrodisiac blends and teas.
- Try mixing a few buds with some Jasmine pearls (Jasmine imbued green tea) to make a beautiful blue tea.
- Use Clitoria tea in making incense to add a blue tint.
- Add them to Sachets to inspire love.
Clitoria ternatea, commonly known as Asian pigeonwings, bluebellvine, blue pea, butterfly pea, cordofan pea and Darwin pea, is a plant species belonging to the Fabaceae family. The flowers of this vine have the shape of human female genitals, hence the Latin name of the genus"Clitoria"
In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, it is ascribed various qualities including memory enhancing, nootropic, antistress, anxiolytic, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, tranquilizing, and sedative properties. In traditional Chinese medicine, due to its appearance similar to the female reproductive organ, and consistent with the Western concept of the doctrine of signatures, the plant has been ascribed properties affecting this organ.
These small blue buds have a magickal quality, they can create a cup of ocean blue elixir when steeped in warm water, add a pinch of Sea Salt and voila - “Mermaid Tears”.
The sexual nature and color of these flowers is so unique and you will not believe the beautiful shade of royal they create in water. Their scent is is erotic as well, with musky grass-like marine notes. It is also lovely a a tea and has anti-depressent properties.
Prepare the Mermaid Tears by placing the 2 Clitoria flowers in a clear crystal cup or glass. Then add a pinch of Sea Salt and a cup of Warm water, as the flowers release their mystical color, picture in your mind a Mermaid imbuing the water with her tears of love. Mermaid tears are an ancient symbol pf passion, devotion and love.
A few drops of these tears should be placed in your beloveds wine or even mixed in with food. Seafood or Oysters are perfect. Put some in your glass as well.