Preparation of the distillation: first entering the herbs into
Some herbs need to be cut into smaller parts,
in order to have a better distillation.
The distillation unit. A Hydrodifusion unit,
steam descends from above the herbs.
The water and the essential oils appear.
My family is observing from nearby how the essential oils are floating on the water.
Verifying the essential oil and estimating how long
the distillation will take...
After distillation, the herbs come down, ready to
be carried away to the compost field.
The herbs are still very hot, so we need to take care
not to be burned by them.
The compost field, beneath the distillation unit.
Different herbs from different distillation sessions are
The cycles can start all over from now on:
compost, ready to use as a natural fertlizer in
my garden, or in the fields of the herbs.
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