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Nuggets in your garden

You know what I like in organic skin care formulation? It’s that you have a new lens on the vegetal world and that you’re curious about everything. That’s how I rediscovered the simple plants in our gardens. We trample on them, we don’t see them, sometimes we get rid of them, yet they hold so…

Clitoria Ternatea

You remember how I used blue pea flowers to play with anthocyanins? I thought I’d tell you a bit more about them. Clitoria Ternatea is named after the female anatomy – which made a bunch of people clutch their pearls – and the Ternate island in Indonesia. Perhaps because of the fight over its designation,…

Anthocyanins & PH fun

If someone had told me when I was younger that I would have fun playing with Ph, I would have laughed at the joke! Yet, I did. I’ll get to the fun part in a moment, right after summing up briefly what I gathered about anthocyanins. Anthocyanins  Anthocyanins are water-soluble pigments. They are the red in…