Mortar & Pestles

Mortar & Pestles

Mortar and pestles are a useful tool in the kitchen or on your altar. In the kitchen, mortar and pestles are commonly used to crush whole spices and fresh herbs to unlock their great flavors.  On the altar, herbs can be ground to smaller sizes for use in candles, sachets or incense.  It is recommended to use separate mortar and pestles for food and non-food preparation.  Mortar and pestles come in a variety of sizes and such materials as wood, metal, ceramic, marble and other natural stones.