Our Distiller Trips

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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Rose Hydrosol from a French Distiller

by Andrea Butje on July 1, 2012

Recently, I visited a a lovely couple in France who have a rose distillery called Verdon, Roses and Aromes. They produce some of the most amazing rose hydrosol I’ve ever come across. They have beautiful fields of organically grown roses. 5,000 bushes, and planting more every year! Along with their sublime rose hydrosol, they craft […]

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Lotus Moon Medicinals

by Andrea Butje on October 18, 2011

Lotus Moon Medicinals is a certified organic farm in South Londonderry, Vermont owned by Lini Mazumdar. Lini is an herbalist certified from the Southwestern School of Botanical Medicine. She also has a Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, and has been initiated in the Medicine Buddha tradition by Dr. Yeshi Dhonden, former […]

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The Lavender Way

by Andrea Butje on September 11, 2011

While we were on Crete, we had the extraordinary opportunity to visit Gill and Derek Pearce at their organic lavender and olive farm, The Lavender Way. The Lavender Way is the only organic lavender farm in Crete. They produce and sell essential oils, sachets, gels, spritzers, tea and hand-made wands, and they ship worldwide. Lavender plants and olive trees […]

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