Rock Sugar Candy Crystals 2oz (pure cane sugar)
These crystallized sugar candies date far back to India and Iran, with references to it in literature dating as far back as the 9th century. Since its creation, it was primarily used within culinary recipes and confections and indeed is enjoyable by itself as a very sweet rock candy. It is also used throughout the world to sweeten tea and even dessert soups and liquor. It is also widely popular in india as a mouth freshner, particularly when combined with aniseed. This candy is also used in the celebration of the Mexican Day of the Dead. During this festival children use the rock candies to sculpt sugar skulls, or Calaveras de azucar, decorating them with icing, jewels, and dyes before eating them to consummate the end of the celebration.
In herbalism and spirituality, they are perhaps most frequently used to make an herbal tincture, tonic or other such blend have a better taste. Dissolving in water and other liquids, they go a long way to confirming the old song about a spoonful of sugar helping the medicine go down. They can also be crushed with a mortar and pestle or other such means to help them dissolve better, and otherwise aid in creating a more palatable blend.