Submitted by: Lynne from Pittsburgh, PA
Yield: ---- not edible... for scent only
1. Place the cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, anise and ginger in a 2-quart saucepan. Add the water and bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally. Do not cover.
2. Reduce the heat to low and keep this brew simmering on your stove or on your woodstove.
NOTE: The mixture can be stored in the refrigerator to use again and again until the scent has diminished.
At the top of recipe it states: "For a lovely gift, make up a package of the dry ingredients of this mixture, along with instructions on how to use it. The simmering spices will perfume the entire house."