October 2012

Herbs in Medieval Times

October 18, 2012 // 1 Comment

Scents of the Middle Ages… Imagine a time when there was no deodorant, shampoo, bath soap, laundry detergent, or an array of pine cleaners and disinfectants. Welcome to the Middle Ages. With no access to exterminators, medieval people made use of strongly scented herbs to discourage vermin and also to mask the [ ...click to read more ]