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Aromatic Distillates Mobile Distillations


Distillation Salon at the Lab December 21st 2013

Come to the Lab and witness live hydro distillations. Learn about the art of distillation and perfumery. Smell and sample handcrafted aromatic treasures. And just in time for the holidays get your loved ones a gift that’s truly special. Like the perfume “advent” blending rare omani black frankincense with the biblical myrrh and a torrential […]

Lavender Mobile Distillation at Sunhawk Farms June 2013

Meeting John and Nancy, visionaries and creators of Sunhawk Farms in Mendocino county was a life-changing event. Long had I dreamed of working with farmers who related to plants as deeply as we do in the distillation. At Sunhawk Farms many visions, including mine have been made real. The care and intention that the lavender (lavendula […]

What is distillation?

Distillation is an ancient art form dating back thousands of years. A process in which the forces of nature combine to refine matter into a higher state. This process has been stewarded by shamans, priests and medicine men. In a poetic and alchemical way distillation is a process of death and rebirth. A meaning that […]

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