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Not sure if these are actually essential, but they are danged handy

Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:30 pm

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Do herbalizers do basically the same thing as if I put an herb in a double boiler on low and let the smell and oils go up into the air?

Post Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:22 pm
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Pretty much I think. It's just vaporizing the essential oils. One of my early experiences with herbal medicine was having a little Peruvian lady stick my head over a simmering pot of herbs and put a towel over my head for a tent to concentrate the vapors.

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