Posts tagged: Essential oils

Essential Oil Blends for Soap Making

Essential Oil Blends for Soap Making
Once you are comfortable with the soap making process, you may want to branch out and experiment with different aromas. Essential oils are the best way to naturally scent your soap but picking different oils, determining how much to use, and how to blend them can be a bit daunting.

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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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