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Distilling used to be commonplace; something that many households did as a matter course, although mostly to make alcohol. In earlier centuries many homes canada goose had a ‘still room’ where herbs and alcohol were distilled, home remedies prepared, and all sorts Canada Goose online of useful household products made.

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A woodcut of a still by By John French [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons of an old still.

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I chose this picture because it is so self explanatory.

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Is There A Difference Between Distilling Essential Oils And Distilling Water?Water distillers and oil distillers are quite differentEssential oil distillers have two compartments, one for the water and one for the plant material, whereas water distillers only have one internal compartment

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What Can I Distill At Home? Herbs and flowers to distill at home

It’s amazing how many fruits, flowers and leaves we have around us that can be distilled.

Some will yield much more oil than others, and yields will also alter depending upon various factors including the weather during the months leading up to collection, and the size and efficiency of your still.

It’s worth checking round the garden to see what you have growing; the following list contains some of the plants that I have in my garden, plus fruits that I can buy.

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