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plant alchemy using steam distillation

plant alchemy using steam distillation

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I've always had an interest in natural remedies, plant medicines and magic along with a passion for gardening. A few years ago I started to explore distilling plant matter to create essential oils and hydrosols. It was a way to utilize the abundance of harvests from the garden instead of it going to waste but it soon turned into a whole new passion.. I love sharing the scent and experience of…
Jessica
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What we’ll do

You will be guided on when and how to harvest plant matter as we utilise my gardens many medicinal and scented surroundings. We then will enjoy a nice coffee or tea on the porch adjacent to the bower birds nest and enjoy a chat while processing the plant matter to distill. We will then set it up together and I will explain the process and how it all works. The process usually takes an hour to…

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Biscuits

Where you'll be

We have a resident bower bird who has a bower a few metres from our back porch so if the weather is nice it would be a perfect spot to enjoy a cuppa and work on processing the plant matter ready to distill. Then you will get to see my personal apocathary where we will set up the still and create some alchemy magic!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

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Jessica
plant alchemy using steam distillation
New experience
£45/person
New experience
£45/person