Products of the Ancient Pharmacy of Camaldoli
The ancient Pharmacy of Camaldoli is probably one of the most famous monastic places in Italy and in the world. Ancient descriptions reveal that to reach it it was necessary to cross an impassable road on the Apennines between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna and the development of the apothecary art has been known since 1331. The Ancient Pharmacy of Camaldoli has been producing for many years herbal teas, natural remedies, liqueurs, cosmetics. Also wine with the Mausolea, the ancient cellar of the Monastery. The community of monks through prayer, fraternal life and work keeps these places always alive and welcoming. The Benedictine order "Orat Et Labora" is the main warning, so that, in addition to the life of prayer and meditation, it has always been accompanied by the cultivation of the land and the production of food and cosmetics made from ancient recipes of the monastic tradition. To this day there is a vast production of liqueurs, including the famous Laurus 48, and herbal digestives and bitters. There are also relaxing, laxative, digestive and slimming herbal teas and natural remedies, including Abetol, 31 herbal oil and Camaldoli balm. Camaldoli is not only dedicated to the preparation of delicacies for the palate, but also to the production of cosmetics such as face creams, hand creams, body creams and personal hygiene products.