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learn about vanilla.
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The smell of vanilla, delicious, aromas and smell are supposed to be excellent memory jockers. A certain scent can be recognized by the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls memory and emotion and will magically take us back to that certain place or feeling. The scent of vanilla, reminds most of us of homemade cakes, cookies and other culinary delights will usually associate with the nurtured life of early childhood. While, this might not be the most romantic memory, it will relax and calm your loved one and hopefully you can make a new memory for the smell of vanilla to allude too.
A whip of vanilla is likely to put your man in a warm and fuzzy mood. The scent and flavor of vanilla is also thought to elevate one’s sense of lust and passion. And it's believed, even increase blood flow.
Vanilla orchids must be hand pollinated, because the birds and bees that once pollinated the flowers are now extinct. This is a very labor intensive process that contributes to vanilla extract high prices. You can however, make your own vanilla extract at home. Just simply slice open one of the bean pads to extract all the seeds. Then run the front part of the knife along the pad, there's all the beautiful vanilla seeds and you’ll place those in a pint of vodka. Then we’ll cover that and let it sit for about two week. And you want to shake that bottle daily. If you like, you can use a coffee filter to strain out the particles of vanilla beans that may have come loose.