The ORANGE is a sub-tropical tree whose fruits have long
been an article of global commerce as they are nutritious
and high in Vitamin C, which helps prevent diseases such as
scurvy and the common cold. The fragrant white blossoms of
the ORANGE are traditionally worn in the crown-wreaths of
brides on their wedding day, as a symbol of purity. ORANGE
WATER has long been used to flavour delicate foods,
especially sweetmeats intended for one's lover.
Additionally, women bathe with ORANGE WATER to entice a man
to marry, and witches set it out in altar bowls in honour of
Hera and Juno, the ancient Goddesses of marriage, fidelity,
and sacred union.
-- The Lucky Mojo Curio Co. catalogue
Orange Water is one of the most old-fashioned over-the-counter headache remedies that
is still available in the USA. It is aso popular in Middle Eastern cooking. In addition to its
traditional medicinal uses as an analgesic and refreshing wash, it may be added to
the water used for rituals of foot-bathing, and
it is a beautiful altar offering to any spirits, deities, or angels
associated with water or with the moon.
Because of the
association of the Orange Blossom wih marriage, Orange Water makes a fine libation to pour
if one is celebrating a wedding.
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