Homemade Vanilla and Peppermint Extract – 2 Recipes !

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The Cottage Market website shares how to make homemade Vanilla extract

and Peppermint extract recipes.

Extract can be used to add flavor to baked goods, desserts, hot water to make tea and candy.

Peppermint extract also has medicinal uses.

” Medicinal uses of peppermint extract are now well documented (see main peppermint article). Peppermint extract is also commonly used to soothe symptoms of the common cold and the flu, and as a digestive aid which may relieve bloating and flatulence. It may also be used to aid in the relief of pain from menstrual cramp and tension headaches. Because of its cooling properties, it may also relieve itching when applied topically. Additionally, peppermint extract is believed to have antiviral and medicinal properties which may help in the treatment of herpes and the disintegration of gallstones.” as quoted from an article by Wikipedia.

Click here to read the recipes:

http://www.thecottagemarket.com/2012/10/homemade-vanilla-and-peppermit-extract.html

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How to Make Non-Alcohol Mint Extract:

http://melissaknorris.com/2012/11/07/pioneer-homemade-christmas-day-2-how-to-make-non-alcohol-mint-extract/