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How are the oils extracted?

There are several methods of extraction Distillation, Enfleurage, Maceration, and expression.

Distillation is the extraction of the essence by steaming, it is the most popular method in use today. 347 more words


Allotment Adventures: The Herb Bed

This year was not a great year for rhubarb or gooseberries. The garlic and onions weren’t brilliant and the blackcurrant and broad beans got blackfly. So it would be easy to be disheartened. 246 more words


Where do essential oils come from?

Pure essential oils are oils are obtained from the bark, roots, stalks, leaves, flowers, and resins of trees and plants. Initially, humans would have only chewed the medicinal plant life to gain wellness. 93 more words


Healing Herbs ~ Lemon Verbena

This is one of my favorite herbs in the garden. Although it is trickier to grow in colder climates, this herb is well worth a try if only for its spellbinding lemon-scent. 908 more words

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In Search of My Mother's Garden

How to tell a weed from a not weed: If the deer won’t eat it, it’s a weed (some exceptions); if the deer have eaten it, it’s a not weed (no exceptions). 126 more words

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Lemon verbena and I: relationship status it's complicated

My relationship with lemon verbena 檸檬馬鞭草 is complicated. Lots of mixed signals, and I’m not sure we have decided whether we enjoy each other’s company. But there is no denying that it does smell good, and is (secretly) among one of my favorite scents in my balcony farm. 751 more words

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註1: 檸檬馬鞭草; Lippia citriodora or Aloysia citriodora;  Lemon verbena

註2: 龍艾; Artemisia dracunculus;  Tarragon

註3: 綠薄荷;  Mentha  8 more words

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