All About Vanilla!

Check out this fact-packed infographic we made that follows the fascinating and complex story of vanilla bean production. From orchid flower to ice cream, the luscious flavor and aroma of this cured fruit is powerfully enchanting. You’ll also find a few vanilla recipes and how-tos to try with our organic vanilla beans!

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Mountain Rose Herbs - Vanilla infographic

3 Responses to “All About Vanilla!”

  1. avatar ziggylu says:

    How many vanilla beans would you add to the infused jojoba oil to make perfume? Also, do you have a recipe for a vanilla salve or lip balm? Finally, can hibiscus or beet powder be used to tint lip balms?

    • avatar Kori says:

      Hi there~Great questions! We suggest two vanilla beans per 1 cup of the jojoba oil for the perfume oil. As for the lip balm and salve, you could adapt this basic lip balm recipe to include vanilla and use this basic salve recipe to create your vanilla salve. And, finally, hibiscus, beet powder, cranberry powder, alkanet root powder and many others can be used to tint lip balms. I sure hope this helps and thanks so much for your interest. Good luck! ~Kori

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