For most medicinal purposes this works well. Though each batch may differ slightly in complexities of fragrance, I believe these small distillations using planet friendly and non destructive practices, built on intimate personal relationships with nature, from the tapped or exposed saps of the trees, yield perfume and therapeutic ingredients of the highest quality. Experiment with different pine tree species for a variety of pine tree oil scents. I would try the water method first and if you are left with a rosin you think needs to be harder you could always cook it at that point without the water. Any lead or suggestion for funding opportunities I will greatly appreciate. Hi Chad. Dan you do such a wonderful job of integrating the wisdom of the earth and how to relate to her in with your excellent directions on how to work with the essences you are dealing with. Make pine salve from local trees. Mar 29, 2014 - It may seem like a daunting task, but extracting pine tree essential oil is actually a pretty simple process. Thanks for posting! When I use my Pine Soap in the shower, it just starts the day off right! Sprinkle the pine cone spice mixture with essential oils of patchouli, orange, sandalwood, cinnamon or balsam if you want to add a more pungent aroma. Store the hydrosol and the essential oil in the refrigerator. Linseed oil and turpentine come to mind. Rosin is used to add friction to violin bows and the ropes of rodeo riders, in glues and some varnishes, and is an important component in the plastic and rubber industry among others. For every action there is a reaction, no energy invested ever disappears, and we reap what we sow. The affinity is obvious. A jar can be filled 4/5 with a mix of 1 part well crushed herbs to 3 parts oil and set in the sun or a warm place for a few days before pressing through a cloth/pillowcase, or filtering through a sieve, and then sedimenting and separating any moisture from the bottom of the jar. Hi Tori. Dominant species or not, our behaviour has been abhorrent towards each other and the planet. Regarding the conifers, the oleoresins we collect from pine species are secondary metabolites. Please contact me at email@example.com, and we will continue this conversation. Greetings from Germany I recommend at least 30 of each pine and frankincense essential oil for the 3 cups of wax. You will find professional artisan distillers who already work commercially with conifers as well as novices and beginners. It is a great place to connect with the people you need and to share your own knowledge and experience. Our Northern American evergreens have been suffering from an infestation of Borers that have decimated huge tracts of our forests. We are part of a vast dynamic living matrix linking and coordinating all life in its many forms, from beyond the planets and stars to the very atoms within all things. There are also materials that can be added to speed up drying, make your varnish more durable or flexible etc. What type of still and does the wood/twigs need to be finely chopped in order to best extract the oil. I would say you already have a relationship with them whether you recognize it or not. Herbal Apothecary, Wildcrafter, Sculptor, Craftsman. As you know, the essential oils act as a solvent to the resin and once they depart it turns into a hard mass at room temperature. If you want to learn how to make a reed diffuser oil refill at home from scratch to fill your home with that perfect scent for a fraction of the store-bought cost.. Is it safe to distill them all together? I want to distil the rosin from balsam/fraser fir sap I’ve collected, for use in making violin varnish. There is plenty for you and the tree. It’s made of copper, so it should stand the procedure. The spent resin needs to be poured out while it is hot, and it is best done as soon as distillation is done. Crowned ourselves kings of the planet without assuming the responsibilities of rulership. On the bright side, Small scale “Artisan” Distillers of essential oils, made from hand collected plant materials, by craftspeople that have personal and intimate relationships with their local flora, people who practice ethical and sustainable methods due to their philosophies and convictions, are becoming recognized in commerce. A pot, a condenser to cool the steam to liquid and a vessel to collect the distillate in. For a subtle aroma, simply spray the pine cones with a diluted essential oil solution. I am connected. Disclaimer- This post does in no way imply one should harvest from city or private property, or if in the Hamilton/Burlington area, stray from the marked trails on RBG property. Father, mentor. Here is a link for your convenience. I was hoping to use them in a cone incense blend along with powdered wood, guar gum, labrador tea and mugwort. Pine essential oil is obtained through steam distillation of fresh pine tree twigs and needles. But, after that I mixed it with some cheap hardware store linseed oil, cooked them down — Not too happy with the result. Healing our own “bark”. Even in the middle of the city, you will find a connection to the trees that grow in your sphere. Thanks for being this amazing resource for me now, setting the tone that will keep sounding. Monitor that part of your skin for at least 24 hours to make sure that you can tolerate using the essential oil topically. If I understand you right, all these unwanted aromatic oils should boil off at a temperature under that of boiling water. Severed from it but for a moment we would cease to exist. Christmas Tree Essential Oil Blend. Drain the water and rinse the needles well with clean water. You will find instructions on building and using a pot still at home. You can make pine essential oil with freshly harvested pine needles. Another method for filtering it is to pass it through a cloth, sheet or pillowcase with the boiling water, after you have removed the large debris and before removing the finer particles. Using this method you can do your final cooking in the second part. I think there is a market here in the West among our artisans for it. Any thoughts on how this would be best accomplished? First I couldn’t believe, how big a layer of oil was on the surface of the hydrolate. If there is interest, leave a comment below, I will write about the other methods in future posts. I would like to give as truthful info to these stunning children as possible. Is there a particular temperature the steam needed to be? How would you suggest I proceed to make the cone style incense? Hi Joe. Secrets are never shouted. Personally, I would add the mulched material directly to the water. I think there are recipes online. If you are using salt or any other base that dissolves in water you might have to spray it on the salt, dry, spray on some more, dry, etc. This is the easiest method. Natural fragrance and medicine. Does these methods apply to all plant therapeutic-grade-essential-oil extractions? I was wondering what your suggestion would be for 1) extracting saps and resins from my cedars and pines that have no visible sap/resin. The oils needs to be medicinal. They are whispered. (You will notice it slowly becomes more firm at indoor temperatures. These more volatile liquids act as solvents in the sap, keeping it soft and sticky. The quality of the essential oils produced by these large industries can not compare to those you can distill in small quantities on your own. You could also experiment with essential oil of Fenugreek which has a fragrance remarkably reminiscent of Maple sap/syrup and is used in the food and beverage industry to create Maple flavoring. Hi Michael. "Never does Nature say one thing, and wisdom another". You most effective extraction may be with a dry distillation. I apologize for the delay responding! Pine essential oil smells like a pine forest, crisp and clean with a resinous balsamic tone, transporting you to a woodland wonderland. It has a mild analgesic property that gets deep into the muscle. Please let me know if I can be of further help and I promise to respond much more quickly. Then place the pinecones in a bowl near the tree, or even hang them on the tree. Thanks for visiting. What are the best markets for this product do you think? Thank you Elsa. Thank you, Dan! I’ve been told that balsam has the highest purity/translucence/clarity of all and is used to secure microscope slides, grind telescope lenses, etc. Seal and shake the bag to spread the essential oil on the pine cones, and then leave them in the bag for a week. Fill the jar full with cedar leaves, berries and bark. Shamans, elders, Priests and priestesses, medicine men and women, those who have traditionally kept the spirit and connection with nature alive in our communities, have lost their roles in modern society. Your distilled essential oil won’t smell like any one particular resin, but I’ll bet it will smell good!! Pine (Pinus sp.) wow I live on three acres of old growth trees.. all this stuff …. Hi, I would like to teach children a simplistic way to make their own medicine from cedar needles and branches. Blending Essential Oil. I am looking forward the the thaw and the long days and ability to transition these skills to sustainable and personally collected materials. Place the pine needles on a layer of paper towels to dry. Hi Sandra. Hi Dan The intelligence of trees, and those intelligences that take care of our trees and woods and every other individual species in plant, animal and mineral world exist to my satisfaction. The viscosity of your Balsam Fir sap is affected by 2 variables. I assume yours does as well. 3 drops of balsam fir. Depending on the type of Pine and the area it is growing in, you may or may not get production of sap from a surface injury. –You could put your raw collected sap in a large pot with a ratio of at least 1;5 of water, bring it to a boil, use a sieve to scoop out debris and separate it. Dry them thoroughly. There are ways to tap the trees in a sustainable manner. It seems to be a great conversation starter for friends and family that are over around the holidays. Number two would be storing it outside where it is still cold and will retard bacterial growth in the sap until you boil it. Though more sophisticated methods areinvented daily, let’s hope, ethics and sustainability are an important part of them. Oh and moustaches. Soon I hope. We moved here in late August just prior to the freeze as well. Hi Brandy. 2) any ideas for perserving all of my sugar maple sap before the big boil? Each and every species of Pine, Spruce and Fir has its own unique chemical compounds, characteristics and fragrance. Clean the pine tree needles with warm water and a mild detergent soap to remove any contaminants that may be on the surface. The amount of energy invested in harvesting and processing the sap may likely be much greater than the energy you get out of a fuel made with it. If you do it gently, you can pour it, filter it and create a high quality Rosin for yourself. Dan. steers me towards gratitude… thank you. Astrodynamic plant Preparations, Herbal salves, cremes, tinctures and oils. To clean your needles, fill a container or your sink with warm, sudsy water. Thank you for your kind words Kelli. I’m in Nicaragua and building my own ceramic pot still, with the hope of finding some interesting resins in the local area and a special interest in Neem and Mango. Regarding funding opportunities, I assume local governments would be your main resource. I don’t have the expertise you need and don’t know of any chemicals that will boost the flammability of the essential oils in Pine. What is your vision? Thanks for the advice! It’s a very efficient way to educate people about so many things all at once, about how interconnected it all is. Unfortunately the resin is not easily to removed. A Web Experience brought to you by LEAFtv, How to Extract Essential Oils from Honeysuckle Flowers, "The Natural Beauty Bath Book;" Casey Kellar; 1997. We have intellectualized our role here, separating ourselves from nature as beings superior to all others. Pine essential oil is derived from steam distilling the needles of a pine tree, but the oil can even be distilled from the bark. You can definitely heat your still on the barbecue. The process is similar except, instead of vegetables, you substitute the plant material. Spruce and Fir needles are attached to the branch individually, a Spruce needle will roll easily between thumb and forefinger, while a Fir needle is flat and will not roll. (Read more about muscular benefits here.) I hope that was of some help. If you need to clean it further, varsol, paint thinner, turpentine or olive oil should do the trick. , should be in the forefront of our minds whatever we occupy ourselves with. Not a planet saving move on its own, but if we all held the well being of the trees and all nature’s citizens in mind while we were taking what we wanted from them, it would, I believe, make a difference. Mix in your Maple sap and let it all dry thoroughly before packaging in air-tight containers. Till you have a strength of fragrance that suits you. Use these in your home, office, bathroom, kitchen, bedroom, etc. 3 drops of cedarwood. The quality of the products you make with the trees in your sphere is completely in your hands. Found your site minutes after distilling spruce sap for the first time. It was a sharp door closure that my husband and I know was the intention of the divine we call God. I got the impression it was someone in South America that posted them…. I encourage you to get creative with your centerpiece! I should boil it in water till it loses stickiness? Shake well. I know some distillers will mulch twigs and small branches before distilling them. The antioxidants present in pine oil may also make it effective in increasing the number of enzymes that speed up the detoxification process, and hence support the health of the liver. Let me know if I can be of further help in any way. My husband and I have recently leaped to make a turn on our life path to become closer to nature in all her wealth and beauty. I have a jar of different kinds of saps/resins that I’ve collected from trees on recent hikes. Spruce needles are often more rigid and have sharp skin penetrating tips, Fir needles are softer. If you are not a member of the artisan essential oil distillers group on Facebook I highly recommend you join. Yes you can definitely heat it up on the barbecue. You can also infuse carrier oils with herbs, fruit rinds and other natural ingredients. This article is so interesting for me right now. The essential oils act as solvents. Even better, when you make your own essential oils, you not only save money by eliminating the need to purchase costly store bought alternatives, but you also ensure that the oil … You can try hydro distilling the resin first. You are also welcome to refer me to someone. I totally agree to your thoughts of respecting our fellow creatures. Pine salve reduces pain and swelling, helping the body heal itself. Dan. From getting to giving, and change our role of consumers to that of stewards. While the wax is heating up and melting, you can add the essential oils to the wax. I had the tears inside my cabin for 15 minutes and they started to get soft so I put them outside in the cold again (I live without electrical or propane refrigeration but with a root cellar). That’s useful advice. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1397983977111787/ Merciiiiiii, Hi and thank you for visiting my blog. The approach is simple. My biggest problem is that violin makers are very secretive about their varnishes, and will send you off in the wrong direction on purpose. 5 … Use non-scented carrier oil such as apricot kernel oil, grapeseed oil or safflower oil if you're unable to find sweet almond oil. It is rich in woodsy essential oils and resins. This essential oil may also possesses diuretic properties which assists in the excretion of toxins that are water soluble via the urine. These essential oils act as a solvent that makes the substance liquid and mobile. Small scale farmers, conscientious and ethical animal husbandry operations, local dairy and artisan cheese producers, private-label vineyards and cottage industries, ethical wildcrafting homesteads and collectives, and small-scale distillers, all allow this type of rich, intimate, respectful relationship with nature to flourish. The ensuing exudate of oleoresin, (essential oils and resins), collected and processed in copper stills. This is traditionally the method used by the Naval stores and producers of Pine rosin. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Place the pine needles into a mortar and pestle and gently bruise the leaves. Also, is this the only way to collect balsam sap, blister by blister? I’m pretty sure most of the volatile will evaporate for you at the boiling point of water. As mentioned above there are 3 materials we can extract essential oils from in a non destructive and responsible way. Since my initial contact, I’ve diluted my sap/twig/bark mix with alcohol, and was able to filter the “stuff” and cooked the alcohol off. Absolutely. I am in Madagascar at the moment. Nature isn’t picky about what you give. PROUD! I have a few glass collecting containers and it gets a thick mucousy membrane feel after a week or two of sitting there and smells rotten. To use, apply a nickel-sized pump of sanitizer to the palm of one hand. Children can easily make an infused oil of conifer needles or sap. To the point, we started a business to sell some of the items I craft in our dry cabin with water we haul from glacier runoff. If you would like more information formation about this let me know. Fairtrade Frankincense explores our ancient and modern relationship with Nature's fragrant, medicinal oleoresins and provides a link joining traditional harvesters directly with our western market in fair and mutually beneficial commerce. More than this, we are innately and intimately involved in this dance, as individuals and societies. Especially with that disturbing photo of turpentine collection…. (Maple Syrup, Spruce Beer etc.). Think about how vegetables are steamed. There are no coincidences. Engage with the spirit of your harvest, respond to their needs there is much more to be reaped than meets the eye. There is no one else. I believe copper stills are used and the temperature is raised to over 300 degrees centigrade before the liquid is poured, filtered and used commercially. If you like, you can start by collecting unidentified Pine, Spruce and Fir saps, and distill a more generic essential oil from each tree type, until you can discern between them. It is an inexpensive method to make essential oils in small quantities. We were once told God vacations here, but we know He actually lives here in Alaska! The pine cones will dry in the bowl, but the essential oil aroma will remain! Probably need 2 liters per year. If you want a very potent smelling candle, then up your oil amount to 45 drops of each! Once you read all these great essential oil diffuser recipes, you will probably want a diffuser so you can experiment. Supporting them enriches our communities, nurtures an ethical and sustainable relationship with the planet and provides us with high quality products that help reintegrate us on an individual and societal level with nature. The most common source of Cedar, pine and Fir essential oils are needles and twigs. They are the vanguard of change and evolution. And if you can help out natures citizens while you are out in the woods, it is important you do so. I havent made scrubs myself, but, off the top of my head i would say.-Maple sap is entirely water soluble. Just because we have not yet invented the instruments to measure it, does not mean it does not exist or does not react to every action we impose upon it. I’ve had trouble finding someone with the know how and passion to produce oils from conifers. How about that! They are higher in resins, and in my opinion, the essential oils they yield, are richer and more complex in fragrance. Best regards Compared to these, lavender seems like a bargain! Let me know if you have any further questions I might be of help with. If you want a stronger scent, you will have to put the pine cones in a ziplock bag, put a few drops of your essential oil into the bag, shake it up to distribute the oil and keep it for a few minutes to let the pine cones absorb the oil and the scents. I have read about the NZ Kuari gum, but have never experienced it. It will turn liquid with the heat of the boiling water bath, the essential oils will evaporate quickly, and when it cools to room temperature it will be brittle as glass. Only 200 pounds of flowers to make a pound of lavender essential oil. Cheers, Joe. The following essential oils holiday diffuser blends are calculated for a 150-200 mL diffuser tank at about a 2% dilution. Whenever I see a hole under a patch of sap, I insert the wire to the depth of the hole, and destroy the grub therein. Place the pine cones in a gallon-size zip-top bag, and pour at least 10 drops of essential oil right inside. This, I believe, is how change on a global scale is slowly unfolding. A pot, a condenser to cool the steam to liquid and a vessel to collect the distillate in. I tried tapping the Cedar the same way i did the sugar maple and nothing. From what I read on your post I thought that since the sap was hard on the tree it would stay that way as opposed to sap you collect when you tap Abies or pop a blister and get gomme de sapin aka Canadian balsam. But let me know I have a couple of old recipe books kicking around somewhere and I could dig them up if needed. Learn to listen to Nature and to yourself. Your words are resonating deeply with in me. You can always add more drops if you feel the scent isn't strong enough. anti inflammatory and broad spectrum antibiotics. Once the plants are dry, fill an essential oil still with water and put the plants inside of it. Once you have your rosin, you will need a solvent to dissolve it for applying as a varnish. You will find “Part 2” of that post here-http://apothecarysgarden.com/?s=how+to+build+a+kitchen+still. Add the bits of wood to the water to hydro distill, or separate the plant material from the water with a culander or sieve and just use steam? You need to set up a proper distillation train to collect the essential oils. Use a mortar and pestle to bruise pine needles and allow oil extract to escape. I was able to use the clarified rosin (which was hard like rock candy) by reheating and mixing with alcohol (outside over hotplate), and then applying it directly to the wood as a sealer. One handfull of German spruce gave about 1 ml essential oil. Good luck !!! David, the alcohol as a solvent before filtering is a great idea for your application. Life is full of subtle truths. Hey there, big fan here! With a copper still you could even try a “dry distillation”. 8. I have a jar of a bunch of different kinds of saps/resins. I have tried boiling pine needles and branches with the lid upside down and a collecting bowl on a brick etc. What do you normally do? Continue rubbing … Recipes, plant Alchemy and our Relationship with Nature. We have created a fabulous DIY Essential Oil Spray Recipes Guide that has 50 Essential Oil Spray Recipes to try, room sprays, air fresheners and even aromatherapy mist. the rosin is usually slightly heavier than the water and should settle to the bottom where you can collect it when cooled. It is up to us to address this void. I would be happy to talk further and perhaps have a look at what you find growing around you to see how best to generate a financial return for yourself. Processed Jojoba and fractionated Coconut oil are two mild and long lasting vegetable oils that come to mind. How can we do this differently so nature thrives along with us? Store the jar out of direct sunlight in a warm room with an ambient temperature of at least 75 degrees Fahrenheit. I just got back from a “vacation” to northern Minnesota, where I found myself surrounded by balsam fir. It may seem like a daunting task, but extracting pine tree essential oil is actually a pretty simple process. Watch as Laura explains the process of how to use steam distillation to make essential oil. Your relationships with the trees will grow and deepen, leading you to consistent and higher quality essential oils. If you have a look at my post http://apothecarysgarden.com/2014/10/16/a-distillation-of-frankincense-frereana/ Always make use of carrier oils to blend your essential oils. I guess I have to put my still on BBQ grill. I will clear a plot for some cropland and a greenhouse but the more use I can find for the gifts that are readily available the less I have to worry about clearing more forest. Once the essential or volatile oils are removed, we are left with a brittle mass, or rosin. Remove all moisture from needles. One obvious difference is that we are working with a very specific product the tree has produced in response to an injury. Traditional techniques are cumbersome, but you can use your Crock-pot or other slow-cooker to extract some of the oils. Everything leading up to the distillation is as important to the quality of our oils as the physical process of distillation. We have to shift our perspective from being product oriented to relationship oriented. Cedar trees do not have this network and won’t yield any sap after injury. I have a couple questions for you. Place cloves, cinnamon and pickling spice in a dish and mix thoroughly. Essential oils are typically distilled or pressed from plant and other natural materials; they are found in cooking blends, medicinal salves, beauty products and home fragrance products. A journal about Herbs, plants and processes. When ready you can pour it into a separate bowl or pot. We have excelled at taking and making, and most definitely gained a lot. Remove from the dark location, shake and strain the oil through a piece of cheesecloth or fine-mesh cotton gauze. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Be quiet and still, and Nature can teach you everything you need to know. It has dryers in it and a different effect when used or combined with other materials. thanks for sharing such a detailed piece on distillation, the process seemed quite intricate, can it be properly executed at home? Blot the needles to remove all moisture from the surface. Strange, I was just thinking about building a ceramic still after seeing photos in the Artisan Essential oil distillers FB group. It’s a very common essential oil due to how easy it is to make, and how many benefits and uses of pine essential oil there are. Hi Dan, Essential oils (we recommend you get this brand of balsam fir needle oil, spruce essential oil, pine oil, and possibly some others that you like). Here is a recipe for Pine Essential Oil Soap that can be used with either the … Their composition differs from the essential oils distilled from the tapped tree and from the needles. Dan, thanks for your advise on distilling balsam sap for the rosin. Also let me know if you are able or interested in sending a few kilos to Canada….. Hi, thanks for all your posts, I’m so grateful for your blog! Good luck and keep me posted if I can be of further help. Do not use pine tree needles that show signs of disease. So, if you have no need of the essential oils, you can simply “cook” your sap to evaporate them. Temperature, it will soften as it warms and liquefy if heated, and the amount of essential oils it contains. Keep boiling the sap and testing it till the cool rosin has the consistency you need. As you boil your sap in the water the essential oils will evaporate. It’s a role and place I find gives me great satisfaction and meaningful relationships with the plant world. I am leaning more and more towards hydro distillation of most plant materials. Peter, Great idea Peter!! 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