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Can direct sunlight gradually destroys the essential oils in spices?

Sunlight destroys chlorophyll, the plant's pigment, causing the structure to disintegrate. All herbs and spices should be stored in a cool dark place - the refrigerator is ideal - but attempts to package them in tinted glass have proved unsuccessful. Most people prefer to see what they are buying.

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05:39:21 on 10/21/08 by Webmaster - Questions and Answers -