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Dried herbs and seeds should be kept dry, cool and dark to prolong shelf life and avoid deterioration.
Paper bags, colored glass jars with tight lids or terracotta containers with tight-fitting lids all make suitable storage containers for dried herbs and seeds. As you are using your herbs, it makes sense to transfer them to a smaller container, rather than leave a small amount of herbs in a large jar.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|