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Distillation & Hydrosols

What are Hydrosols?

What are Hydrosols?

  What are hydrosols? Hydrosols, also known as hydrolats, are the aqueous product of distillation and carry the hydrophilic properties (water-soluble components) of the plant in solution as well as microscopic droplets of the hydrophilic components of essential...

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Distilling Aromatic Plants

Distilling Aromatic Plants

First Plant Distillation This is Part Three of blog series on Distillation. See Part One: About Distillation and Part Two: How to Prepare Your Still. Preparing for your first plant distillation is a journey to embrace.... For your first distillation, I recommend...

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About Distillation

About Distillation

About Distillation   Where to begin......Are you interested in exploring Distillation for hydrosols and maybe even essential oils? Do you have a still or are you thinking about getting one? Learn the basics of distilling in this 4 part blog series. What is...

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Distilling Your Own Hydrosols

Distilling Your Own Hydrosols

Distillation is a fascinating field of study for the aromatherapist and herbalist alike and although I am just beginning this journey and have much to learn, I shall share my experience to date. Hydrosol derives from the Latin “hydro” meaning “water”and “sol” for...

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7 Great Ways to Use Hydrosols

7 Great Ways to Use Hydrosols

Hydrosols are the aromatic waters produced via distillation. Suzanne Catty popularized hydrosols years ago with her book "Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy" and for years hydrosols were quite abundant in the market. Then there seemed to be a little bit of a quiet time...

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