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Distillation of McGaheysville Rosemary

June 15, 2013
Rosemary in need of a trim

Rosemary in need of a trim

Rosemary stems removed

Rosemary stems removed

100 gr of rosemary place in my new EssenEx-100 microwave still

100 gr of rosemary place in my new EssenEx-100 microwave still

Ready to start for 6 minutes

Ready to start for 6 minutes

After 6 minutes and a little cooling time

After 6 minutes and a little cooling time

A close up of rosemary essential oil produced after 6 minutes with 100 gr of fresh picked rosemary!

A close up of rosemary essential oil produced after 6 minutes with 100 gr of fresh picked rosemary!

I’m still recovering from shingles and contagious for chicken pox.  I’m hoping to be back to work soon.  Each day I’m trying to accomplish one goal.  Today my challenge was to distill  rosemary and post pictures.  An easy goal start to finish about 20 minutes.

For a video clip from the company that made my still:

http://youtu.be/y62W7pzyu2E

Lori Curry ~ Magellan’s Gift ~ Adventure & Discovery in Fine Soap!

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Char Turner permalink
    June 15, 2013 4:51 PM

    Hang in there Lori! I’m glad you at least feel well enough to do something each day:) Char

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