I've always assumed its like putting lavender in a chest of textiles. Both are aromatics and will keep moths and other pests away, besides smelling nice.

On Sun, Jul 22, 2018, 8:09 AM James Cody <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Hi Everyone,


Does anyone know what practice Marie refers to when she says to Alexandra, "you put rosemary leaves in your chest, like I told you"? 


--Jim


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