Re: additional mixing questions for Catherine

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Posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on August 25, 2002 at 13:30:08:

In reply to: additional mixing questions for Catherine posted by Nadia on August 25, 2002 at 12:25:54:

I'm very happy to have been of help!

: Lemons: I bought a huge bag from Costco, but my henna from Castle
: Arts won't be here for a few days. Is it cool to put them in the
: fridge?

I don't see any problem there.

: Waht if I juice them all at once and either freeze or refridgerate
: the juice for future mixing?

If you juice them all and refrigerate or freeze the juice it should be

: Geranium oil: I bought .5 oz from Whole Foods (for $10!), but it
: doesn't say bourbon on it, did I get the right thing?

There are both Geranium and Geranium Bourbon. They are different
varieties of plant. We know the Bourbon one as "rose geraniums". I
just adore the fragrance!

: Amounts: When you say mix a tespoon of this or that EO to your
: paste, how much paste are you talking about?

In the Serious Mixes, I was using two mother huge heaped up
tablespoons of paste (as much as I could possibly gloop up). I try to
use one or two drops of terp EO per gram of powder.
: When making my own paste, how long is it ok to refridgerate what I
: don't use once I mix it?

Throw it in the freezer and leave it there as long as you like ... or
put it in the fridge for a 4-day window of "best" then a gradual
demise over a week or two.


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