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Syrup of Violets


 
 

 

Syrup of Violet is found in many women’s recipe books and was widely used in the early modern period both as a sweet beverage and to ease fevers, coughs, and other inflammations. See the process of creating this calming and colorful tonic, and learn about the role of the syrup in the color-change indicator tests that are still used in identifying acids and bases.

 



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