Such blends are very popular abroad, they are used for flavoring and decorating living rooms. Aromatic mixtures, or as they are otherwise called pot-purry, are sold in specialized gift shops. Petals and herbs can be packed in canvas bags, or in transparent jars. The technology of preparation is really very simple. We will need: Dry jar of the original form, Flower petals (roses, calendula, chamomile, etc.), Herbs (mint, thyme and etc.) Spices (cinnamon sticks, vanilla, cloves) - 1-2 pcs., Essential oils (lemon, ylang-ylang, orange) - 10 drops, Dried citrus peels. Ribbon and / or twine. Collect herbs and flower buds in dry weather.
Divide the buds into petals and dry in a warm room.
Add spices and a few drops of essential oil to completely dry petals and herbs and mix everything.
Both flowers and oils can be selected in such a combination, so that the original smell of the mixture relaxes or invigorates. So, the aroma of chamomile, rose, vanilla, calendula, lavender soothes.And the smell of mint, lemon, ginger, rosemary, on the contrary, energizes. Fill a jar (in this case a coffee jar is used) with a dry mixture, close the lid and soak for several days in a dark room. After a few days, the lid can be removed - the natural flavor is ready. Put a jar on a shelf or table and enjoy the delicate aroma of flowers and oils.
A jar with aromatic sm You can use this as a souvenir or gift. To do this, put a pine cone, paper flowers, spikelets of cereals or other floral decorations inside with a dry mixture, and tie a ribbon on the outside. You can also pack the mixture in bags, for example, made of gauze. Ready-made pouches can be placed on boxes with linen or used during bathing.