How To Make A Still / Distiller To Extract Any Essential Oils From Plants…

How To Make A Still / Distiller To Extract Any Essential Oils From Plants...

The videos below explain and shows how you can change a pressure cooker into a DIY still to make home made essential oils. Essential oils are highly concentrated, volatile oils that can be extracted from aromatic plants. Their use dates back to ancient times, and their wide variety of therapeutic, medicinal and culinary uses has ensured their continued popularity.

About 700 different kinds of plants contain useful essential oils. Essential oils can be very expensive, but they are cheap to distill at home. This guide provides full instructions on how to extract the oils using a simple inexpensive and effective water-and-steam distillation process. ‚ÄčEither locate a source of plant material that you intend to extract the essential oil from or grow your own.

Be observant when driving around and look for gardens filled with lavender and other herbs. Knock on their door and politely ask then if they would allow you to harvest their plants when they have come to the end of their cycle and will require tidying. Here is a wonderful community spirited opportunity to help someone with a little pruning in return for keeping the flower heads for oil extraction. You could also reward them with a sample of your oil.

The still can also be used to produce your own distilled water for home use. Some people claim that drinking distilled water has improved their health. This still can also make alcohol from wines and beers, but a word of warning if you use it for alcohol, remember to discard the first 100 ml or so to remove methanol esters and ether, It is also recommended to let distilled spirits stand for a few hours without a lid fitted, so that these lighter spirits can evaporate away similarly to letting a good wine breathe. Check it out below…

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