Thank you for your suggestion. I live in a rual area and we do not have organic food stores or even health food stores. So, this is why I was asking for help with the rice. Thank you again for your suggestion….Janie in East Texas— In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, C Klessig wrote:This is a bit off the subject, but have you ever tried using Flax Seed? It holds essential oils or lavender buds really well. Flax seed is found in bulk at any organic food store. Just a thought.