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how long would herbs / leaves stay fresh / safe in a ziplock baggie?

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how long would herbs / leaves stay fresh / safe in a ziplock baggie?

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yuminumi | | Jan 13, 2012 06:02 AM

I am dying to try curry leaves and kaffir lime leaves. Will be ordering some small plants so I can use them in the future... but I cannot find them locally in the meantime for just the leaves.

I found some leaves on ebay and amazon - some are shipped from Asia, some from the US, simply in a ziplock -

this has me a bit squeemish ... what are all your thoughts on if the leaves would survive the journey and be safe to consume? The feedback seems ok for all stores that offer this. I suppose the leaves are much more hardy (like bay leaves) than delicate like cilantro (which I would imagine would rot).

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