Date(s) - 07/01/2024
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join Naomi for an emersion into all things essential oils and hydrosols (floral water), we will make both using locally harvested plants in season, steam distilled in our beautiful copper still.
Immerse yourself in the ancient art of essential oil distillation at our captivating workshop day, where the secrets of aromatic alchemy come to life through the gleaming copper coils of a traditional alembic still. Join us for a hands-on experience that promises to awaken your senses and deepen your understanding of the magical world of essential oils.
The day begins with a warm welcome and an introduction to the fascinating history of distillation. As you step into our aromatic haven, the air is already infused with the enticing scents of botanicals, setting the stage for a sensory journey like no other.
Under the expert guidance of our seasoned distiller, you’ll learn the intricate process of extracting precious essential oils from nature’s bounty. Witness the mesmerising dance of steam as it travels through the meticulously crafted copper alembic still, transforming vibrant botanicals into concentrated elixirs. Engage in hands-on activities, from selecting the finest herbs and flowers to operating the alembic still with care and precision.
Amidst the learning and exploration, a delightful interlude awaits – a thoughtfully curated lunch that harmonises with the day’s aromatic theme. Relish a gourmet feast that features culinary delights infused with in season botanicals, enhancing each dish with a symphony of flavours.
As the workshop progresses, discover the nuanced art of blending essential oils to create your own signature scent. Unleash your creativity as you experiment with various combinations, crafting a personalised aromatic masterpiece to take home.
Our copper alembic still workshop is not merely a lesson; it’s a sensorial celebration that connects you with nature, tradition, and the incredible power of botanical essences. Imbued with newfound knowledge, return home with a deeper appreciation for the art of distillation and a collection of handcrafted essential oils that capture the essence of the day.
Join us for an unforgettable journey into the heart of aromatherapy, where the alchemy of essential oils and the allure of copper come together in perfect harmony.
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