Our Distiller Trips

Kenya Essential Oil Distiller

by Andrea on October 18, 2010

Lubanchem Limited was named after the company’s signature product–“Luban”–the Somali word for Frankincense, or the Boswellia species. The company is registered and based in Nairobi, Kenya. From their humble beginnings in 2002, the company now has its own facilities with 12,500 square feet of production area. Due to its ability to adapt and change proactively, […]


Morocco in Photos

by Maria on October 13, 2010

I hope you’re enjoying stories from my week traveling through Morocco–and all the Morocco photos I’ve been sending back! This amazing journey has given me the chance to experience the local essential oils and culture. I feel so fortunate to have the chance to connect with these people, their culture and the land itself. What […]


Andrea’s Adventures: Morocco

by Maria on September 28, 2010

Andrea is in Morocco attending the annual IFEAT conference. IFEAT is the International Federation of Essential Oil and Aroma Trade. At the beautiful location, she has enjoyed food for lunch and snacks by the garden, Moroccan peppermint tea with traditional pouring style, relaxation in the multiple outside hammocks and beds among the tropical plants, the […]


Andrea’s Adventures: Aromatic London

by Maria on September 27, 2010

This week, Andrea is traveling to Morocco on an amazing journey to experience the local aromatic plants, essential oil distillers, and culture. On her essential oil distillers trip, she made a stop in London. During her quick visit, she saw Royal Albert Hall and toured Hyde Park Gardens, which was in full bloom and gorgeous […]


Canadian Essential Oil Distiller

by Andrea on September 14, 2010

I want to introduce you to Herbert Strobl, an amazing essential oil distiller who runs a business called Botanical Specialties.       Herbert’s distillery is located in the Canadian portion of the Cascade mountain range facing the Pacific Ocean. He runs a certified organic essential oil herb farm and distillery. Herbert is a Horticultural Engineer from […]

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Guroo Farms Distillery is a group of certified organic farmers and distillers, with 550 acres of certified organic farm area. They’re located in the Tarai area of Uttranchal–one of the most fertile belts in India–in the foothills of the Himalayas. After three generations of farming in Tarai, Guroo Farms became an official entity in 2005 […]

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