Apothecary jars are glass jars with glass stoppers that are mainly used by the pharmaceutical and homeopathic industries for storing medicinal products or special herbs. They are used to preserve crude and compounded drugs, in both dry and liquid forms. Nowadays, however, apothecary jars are also used as decorative retro jars for products such as bath salts and other cosmetics, food products and other things. They would, for example, be perfect to store dried herbs and powders in. You could also store homemade drinks or sauces in them. Apothecary jars work for pretty much anything, so just use them as you see fit.
Why are glass jars better than plastic?
Sure, you need to be careful not to drop a glass jar, or it will break. But how often do you actually drop a glass jar, and is that one little con really enough to make you say that plastic … Read the rest