Sarah Warth

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How to Grow and Prepare 12 delicious herbs. Herbs to grow: basil, chives, dill, mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, thyme

Grow and Use Fresh Herbs. Herbs are dubbed one of the easiest plants to grow in a container or garden. Here's how to grow and prepare 12 delicious herbs to add flavor to any dish.

Tools of Perfumery

What is niche perfumery? Read the article for a full explanation.

Les champs de lavande de Provence because you can never have too much lavender :)

Lavender is a true symbol of Provence, with purple and fragrant fields and air. Lavender is a plant widely used in perfumery, with its powerful natural fragrance. I used to use it in oil burners as it's a natural fly & insect repellent, like citronella.

Drying Petals for Perfume - Grasse ~ Provence

Drying Petals for Perfume in Grasse, Provence, France. Grasse is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department, on the French Riviera. The town is considered the world's capital of perfume.

Tonka Bean (Dipteryx odorata) - Native to Brazil and Guyana (also cultivated in Venezuela, Martinique and W Africa).  Egg-sized fruit are dried and cured in rum, producing coumarin crystals.  Often described as smelling of tobacco (perhaps because of its usage in snuff scenting) and marzipan.  Was also used to scent clothes and linens.

What is Tonka bean oil and what are the benefits of Tonka bean essential oil? Apart from the high coumarin content, used medicinally for anti-coagulant properties, Tonka bean oil has other uses too.