Mother Earth Living

Simple Herbal Gifts: Citrus Spice Simmering Potpourri

By The Herb Companion staff
October/November 1993
Add to My MSN


Content Tools

Related Content

Now and Then: Make a Fresh-Scented Lavender Wand

Add floral fragrance to your drawers or linen closet with this flower craft project.

Try This: Wine Cork Crafts: DIY Bulletin Board

Why toss old corks when you can use them to create fun wine cork crafts? Try this project for a DIY ...

Learn to Cross Stitch, Crochet and More

Use winter down time to learn a new hobby, such as cross stitch, crochet, knitting and crewelwork.

Try This: Projects for the Holidays: Felted Bird Ornaments

Make these beautiful, felted birds to add to your creative holiday decor.

You’ll find everything you need for this appealing blend at the grocery store or on your spice shelf, except for the essential oils. Even if you omit them, you’ll have a fragrant mixture whose scent holds up well after several refills of water.

• 1 cup 1-inch cinnamon sticks
• 1 cup whole allspice
• 2 cups star anise
• 1 cup coriander seed
• 2 cups dried orange peel
• 1/2 cup cloves
• 1/2 cup crushed nutmegs
• 10 drops cinnamon oil
• 10 drops allspice oil
• 20 drops sweet orange oil

Layer ingredients in a gallon jar. Add the oils to their corresponding ingredients as you go. Shake well and let age at least one day before using. Makes about 2 quarts.

From Making Potpourri by Madeleine H. Siegler.

For more projects from Simple Herbal Gifts, click here.








Post a comment below.

 








Subscribe today and save 58%

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living!

Welcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $14.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $19.95.