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  Re: [Aroid-l] Stopping the Stink
From: Steve Marak <samarak at gizmoworks.com> on 2009.04.01 at 03:41:10(19211)

Haven't tried it for Sauromatum/Typhonium/whatever it is this month, but
I suspect it would work.

About 1986 or so, walking by a room deep within Wal-Mart's general office
I noticed a huge bouquet of Dracunculus vulgaris inflorescences in a vase.
I'd never seen them before, and was so entranced that I buzzed about them
like a fly, but there was no odor whatever, and none of her co-workers
were the least upset.

The lady who brought them in said that she "deodorized" them by washing
the inflorescences out with a garden hose. I've tried it with equal
success several times. Another option that works for me is to cut them and
submerge in a bucket of water for a few hours (discarding the water, of


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