Did you know that essential oils of eucalyptus or thyme can be easily distilled with the distillation of copper column stills?
At Cobrelis we want you to know which are the most common essential oils, their properties and how to distill them.
How to Distill Essential Oils with a Column Alembic
To distill lavender you will need a column alembic. In Cobrelis you can find column stills with very varied prices and quantities. Click here to keep an eye on them!
- Pick a lot of flowers and cut them into small stems.
- Fill the pot of your alembic or column still with water in half and place the cut flowers in the upper shell.
- Bring the water in the pot of the alembic to a boil. The steam must reach the flowers and it is a slow process that requires a bit of patience!
Lavender essential oil Distillation With a Column Alembic
Lavender essential oil is the most widely used throughout the world for its medicinal and aromatic properties. It is the essential oil with the greatest calming effect of all.
Rosemary essential oil Distillation With a Column Alembic
Rosemary oil is also one of the most distilled in the world. Its distillation enhances anti-acne, aromatic and anti-bacterial properties in the body. In addition, it is one of the ones with the best aroma!
Eucalyptus essential oil Distillation With a Column Alembic
The antibacterial properties make it the most used essential oil for colds and bronchitis. It greatly relieves the symptoms and softens them.
Cinnamon essential oil Distillation With a Column Alembic
It is the oldest essential oil that humans have used. Its use dates back to Ancient Egypt. It has infinite properties and many uses. For example, it is an excellent facial scrub, very good for oral hygiene but also to repel insects!
Thyme essential oil Distillation With a Column Alembic
Thyme is the most widely used essential oil as a home remedy. It is used for arthritis, menstrual pain, fluid retention or nausea. Peo is also an excellent remedy against wounds caused by insect bites or scrapes.
Peppermint essential oil Distillation With a Column Alembic
Mint comes from the Middle East and its use is very old. It is used mainly to reduce oil on the skin, to reduce hair loss and for its high aromatic properties as a deodorant or cooling oil.
Lemon essential oil Distillation With a Column Alembic
Lemon essential oil is ideal for respiratory problems and for acne and hair oil problems. It is also the most recommended for pregnancies because it prevents and relieves nausea.
Tea Tree essential oil Distillation With a Column Alembic
Strengthens the immune system against microorganisms, bacteria or viruses and helps to expel them before our body.