Our forefathers made no prisoners at least what concerned the alcoholic beverages.
In the Middle Ages it was usual which everybody drank no matter whether man or woman alcohol, when it only went. Already the children got a beer soup for the breakfast, this custom was preserved in Scandinavia till the 20th century.
In the northern mythology becomes the mead in which Edda calls god's drink.
One was persuaded the mead a divine strength on the drinking one transfers.
It is worth as sound that mead and grape wine were the first alcoholic beverages of the people after the beer which can look back at an even older history (about in 5500 B.C.).
The northern mythology after fighting the Asen and Wanen, young and old gods, mutually.
After the war was finished, the Asen and Wanen spitted as a symbol of the peace in a barrel. From the saliva of the gods there originated the wise man called Kvasir, this was killed by the dwarfs Fjalar and Galar.
You mixed his blood with honey and from it originated of the Skaldenmet.
This mead should give to every being, this of him drinks wisdom and art of poetry.
Since the oldest time the Teutons who disposed by gigantic woods of enough honey produced mead.
Honey and mead have a bactericidal effect. Already in the antiquity healing powers were ascribed to him against stomach discomfort and intestinal discomfort or against illnesses of the respiratory tract. The mead was also used as Brech-and purge by poisoning. With inflammations and ulcers it was gargled with it. The Romans used to her? mulsum? with the most different ingredients mixed against a huge number of illnesses: with addition of finely hacked hazelnuts to the fight of chronic cough; with Lolch mixes, he cures hip pain; with Ervenmehl mixed he serves women for the recovery of a certain corpulence after illnesses and is useful with emaciation. Mead was also often used to the sweetness by bitterly tasting medicaments.
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Bottle 0.75 l, 10% vol. Honey wine with 25% of quince juice