Mason jar herb ideas
Mason jar is a glass-slime container that has circular mouthpiece enclosed by rubber and tin cap. It is pioneered for food storage like fruit or vegetable preservations while its blue shade can prolong the storing process. It is first manufactured by 1858 whose patent came from John Landin Mason, a tin craftsman from United States. Other competitors after Mason are Ball, Kerr, and Jarden companies.
Mason jar has endured the market until now that antique collectors were in constant bidding to obtain the black-glass mason jar and re-use it either for display or alternative options they may come up with. Its affordable price and the long lasting manufacture has embedded a sense of sentimental value especially for Americans living farms and province states. So most of the collectors are those who used Mason Jars during their childhood
One of the ideas to use mason jar is to plant herbs on it. So here are the herbs that is suitable for indoor mini-garden using these jars. Be sure to check them out.
- Thyme. it is a green herb that has small sized leaf like that of oregano. it has been a culinary option throughout the ancient days when Egyptians mastered its use. Thymes can live under hot weathers when the soil is dry or during spring season.Thyme is a good antibiotic and its extracts can be used as hand sanitizers.
- Sage. it has the scientific name Salvia Officinalis but the locals usually call it garden sage. it has lavender shade of violet that blooms twice a year. Western people especially in Europe grind the garden sage to extract the oil because it has medicinal value.
- Oregano. it can cure swelling by grinding the oregano and putting the extracted leaves in a cloth. People can drink oregano juices by boiling its leaves into hot water. it is a good herbal medicine for cough and colds.
- Rosemary. it has a scientific name Rosmarinus Officinalis. Rosemary is a shrub that has color green complexion and has oblong leaf. it can cure baldness, arthritis, eczema, and even yeast infections.
These are some tips for mason jar herbs. People can customize a wooden cupboard to mount the jars accordingly. These jars can be a kitchen decoration so that cooking herbs will be picked as easily as they can.