Pick a Sprig of Sweet Woodruff and “Tanz in den Mai!” – “Dance into May!”

May Day is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival with ( of course ! ) a connection to herbs. In Germany Sweet Woodruff ( Galium odoratum ) is added to Rhine wine to make a delicious drink called Mailbowle. In Romania Mugwort ( Artemisia vulgaris ) flavored red wine is one of the beverages of choice. Spring, dancing, herbs, and wine …. Tanz in den Mai !

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