Our Distiller Trips

Trips to Visit Essential Oil Distillers

by Andrea Butje on January 20, 2014

I just love visiting essential oil distillers. They’re all such warm people who care deeply about the plants they grow and the oils they distill. Over the past few years, I’ve blogged about several of my trips to visit essential oil distillers around the world. This is a list of those blog posts featuring distilleries in […]

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Aliksir Distillery

by Andrea Butje on January 13, 2014

Aliksir Distillery is a hidden gem tucked into a rural area outside Quebec city, Canada. The farm is located in Grondines, a small rural municipality of the Comté de Portneuf bordering the St-Lawrence River in Quebec. Aliksir has been producing essential oils since 1988. It has always been a family business focused on medicinal plants and healing with […]

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The Summit Vanuatu

by Andrea Butje on December 30, 2013

I recently learned about an amazing distillery located on the island of Vanuatu (in the Pacific to the northest of Australia) called The Summit Vanuatu. The Summit Vanuatu is a premier producer of sandalwood essential oil and products, and aims to sell health, beauty and body care products inspired by tropical essential oils which grow […]

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Lavender Distillation in France

by Andrea Butje on December 4, 2013

This is a short slideshow /voiceover from a trip I took to visit several lavender essential oil distillers in France. Enjoy! Visit the Aromahead YouTube channel to watch Aromatherapy blending videos!

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On my recent trip to Croatia, I was able to see a number of amazing, aromatic, skin healing plants. Unfortunately, I can’t take you all to Croatia with me! But fortunately, I can blog about my experience and take my camera. I managed to snap these beautiful shots of some of the native skin healing […]

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Croatian Essential Oil Distiller

by Andrea Butje on July 16, 2012

I had been talking with Maja Simic via email for years but we had never met. Her business, Aris 2000, always interested me. When I decided to take a trip this summer to visit Croatian essential oil distillers, visiting Maja was at the top of my list. In her family, the production of essential oils […]

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