Posts tagged: essential oil history

Distilling Essential Oils

Distilling Essential Oils
The goal of distillation is to separate the "essence" of a plant called "Sulfur" by the Alchemists from the corporeal body of the plant.   Once the essence was separated and captured, the plant material after distillation was placed into a crucible.  This second action burned the fibrous material and revealed the minerals that were present in the plants.

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An Interview with Robert Seidel

An Interview with Robert Seidel

Interview with Robert Seidel, Founder of The Essential Oil Company There are few times in your life that you get to sit down with an Icon. We recently spent time with Robert Seidel, Founder of The Essential Oil Company, and he shared with us what has kept him going in the aromatic...

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Turkish Rose Oil Distillation

Turkish Rose Oil Distillation

Rosa damascena Turkey is a beautiful exotic country. A journey through Turkey is a journey through history, the cross roads of commerce and culture. Isparta is the heart of the Turkish Rose Oil industry. This is where Roses are grown and distilled Dr Peter Wilde is the world's pre-eminant expert...

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