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Grinding herbs.

Newsgroups: alt.folklore.herbs
Subject: Re: Grinding herbs
From: ehrenspe.alexia (David Ehrensperger)
Date: 5 May 1995 17:39:47 GMT

Wal or Paula (walcar.ipswichcity.gov.qld.au) wrote:
: Does anyone know the easiest way to grind herbs without having to use a mortar and pestle which takes me forever.

Well, I've used a hammer on hawthorne and, though effective, it tends to be messy and slow. What herbs are you grinding?

Dave


From: SC.news.delphi.com (SC.DELPHI.COM)

>Does anyone know the easiest way to grind herbs without having to use a mortar and pestle which takes me forever.

An electric coffee bean grinder works great -- available at most dept. stores for $12 - $20.


From: ntlor.primenet.com (Sharon Rust)

> I'm grinding herbs and non-herbs like lavender, dried roses,etc. I'm making soaps and need them finely ground. It takes forever whichever way I do it which is why I'm hoping someone out there will have a better way.

For some of the herbs you can use a blender, for some you can use a coffee grinder, there are professional grinders you can buy, The Herb Pharm, use to sell some tools. Look in the herbal magizines there are probably adds for equiptment catalogs .

Sharon Rust



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