- In the morning they are carefully macerated in a mortar and are then poured into shallow copper pans, where they remain until all the liquid portions have been evaporated by the sun. - "The Fiend's Delight", Dod Grile.
- The tincture of red Lavender is a popular medicinal cordial; and is composed of the oils of Lavender and rosemary, with cinnamon bark, nutmeg, and red sandal wood, macerated in spirit of wine for seven days; then a teaspoonful may be given for a dose in a little water, with excellent effect, after an indigestible meal, taking the dose immediately when feeling uneasy, and repeating it after half- an- hour if needed. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.
- Pliny states that wine in which Saffron was macerated gave a fragrant odour to theatres about which it was sprinkled. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.