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Labdanum is a resin obtained from the shrubs Cistus ladanifer species of rockrose. It has a long history of use in herbal medicine and as a perfume ingredient. No note of anti-pest use. History: In ancient times, the resin was scraped from the fur of goats and sheep that had grazed on the cistus shrubs. It was collected by the shepherds and sold to coastal traders. The false beards worn by the pharaohs of ancient Egypt were actually the labdanum soaked hair of these goats.

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Watch as Laura explains the process of how to use steam distillation to make essential oil. In this video she uses juniper for the demonstration. Video Shot ...

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The EOV2000 is a true vertical steam distillation unit made from scientific-grade borosilicate glass, specifically designed for easy steam extraction of essential oils from plant materials by the non-chemist at home, resulting in the highest purity essential oils

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How to Make Essential Oils: Making Essential Oils - Steam Distillation, CO2's and Absolutes ~ a GREAT site to show the distillation process. Using a canner pot, you can do the same process! AWESOME!

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