Re: terped paste and air contact


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Posted by Kenzi on May 30, 2002 at 14:02:53:

In reply to: terped paste and air contact posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on May 30, 2002 at 13:31:46:

: Small test on my hand:
: Terped paste: Jamilla mixed with lemon juice, left 24 hours,
added tea
: tree, cardamom, clove bud, left 24 hours.
:
: One part applied with paste that had total exposure to air for 24
: hours and not stirred up (in plastic cone to prevent crusting and
: evaporation, but under a big air bubble), one part with NO
exposure to
: air for 23 hours and not stirred up (in plastic cone with all air
: pressed out). Paste applied to skin, warm day, allowed to fall
off
: naturally over 4 hours.
:
: The paste that had been exposed to the air for 24 hours GAVE
VIRTUALLY
: NO STAIN ! (Swear to god, I've never seen anything so
pathetic!) The
: same paste that had no contact to air yielded a dark stain.
:
: I'd recommend that if you mix a terped paste, press plastic wrap
down
: on the paste surface and try to keep any air contact to a
minimum.

 


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