Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will continue this conversation. Was very clear, good length, easy. Pine trees are a sustainable crop and widely grown in cold climate areas throughout the world. As mentioned above there are 3 materials we can extract essential oils from in a non destructive and responsible way. Thanks! In the commercial processing of rosin and turpentine they do cook it directly and above 100 centigrade. hi Dan i have 75 thousand year old kuari gum in new zealand and would love to try and distill it.it is in a solid state due to age but will still dissolve in meths to make varnish etc.as it is solid do you think it would work in a still to make essence.apparently the catholic church still buys it for there incense but i think they burn it. Hi Dan. As you boil your sap in the water the essential oils will evaporate. Someone once said “Loving someone is knowing them”. Make sure that you are using essential oil and not anything called “scent” or “fragrance oil”. How about that! The process is similar except, instead of vegetables, you substitute the plant material. 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? I have no good reason for taking so long to respond to your comment other than waiting till I had the words… I hope the information is still of use to you. Regarding funding opportunities, I assume local governments would be your main resource. Rosin, in essence, is the whole oleoresin of the Spruce, Pine or Fir tree minus its essential oils. is an incredible gift. Pine salve reduces pain and swelling, helping the body heal itself. Let me know if I can be of further help in any 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. If you plan to use it as a powder in your incense blend, I suggest you do all your blending and grinding outdoors in the cold. Great stuff! The pine cones will dry in the bowl, but the essential oil aroma will remain! As the water heats, the steam passes through the vegetables and voila you have delicious steamed vegetables. Next point, if balsam source colophony and pine colophony are the same, then it seems cheaper/easier to get the cheap stuff. This is when it is ideal to harvest our sap. Learn to differentiate between the different species and types of trees. This article is so interesting for me right now. I live in Newfoundland, Canada and have a forest of balsam fir that is deemed agricultural. I recommend at least 30 of each pine and frankincense essential oil for the 3 cups of wax. Thanks for visiting.. The Canadian and Ontario governments have programs that support the arts and also small startups and small businesses. Just as in any important relationship. Discard pine tree essential oil after 10 to 12 months. This is traditionally the method used by the Naval stores and producers of Pine rosin. you can test the consistency of your rosin by taking some out with a spoon, dropping it on a room temperature surface to see if it is hard and lost its stickiness. 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. Nurture your relationships. Mar 29, 2014 - It may seem like a daunting task, but extracting pine tree essential oil is actually a pretty simple process. With some fine tuning you should be able to get a higher yield of essential oil from your sap. Pour sweet almond oil into a large-mouth glass jar. 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. Once made, your homemade pine tree essential oil can be used in soaps, lotions, candles and more. Do not ingest homemade essential oils. Thank You, I live and protect 3 acres of old growth fir .. maybe I should settle and sit with my buddies and say thanks. I assume yours does as well. They reduce the negative effect of the essential oils and make them more potent. The spent resin needs to be poured out while it is hot, and it is best done as soon as distillation is done. The Beauty of Pine Essential Oil. Watch as Laura explains the process of how to use steam distillation to make essential oil. 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. Father, mentor. Heat is added to water and the vegetables rest on a tray in the bottom of the pan. Fill the jar full with cedar leaves, berries and bark. Hi Tori. I encourage you to get creative with your centerpiece! These oleoresins are exuded by the tree as a barrier against opportunistic organisms and microorganisms, and to heal an injury to itself. Severed from it but for a moment we would cease to exist. Cap the jar tightly and gently shake to coat the pine needles with the sweet almond oil. One handful of resin gave 1 ml essential oil. Make pine salve from local trees. Merciiiiiii, Hi and thank you for visiting my blog. My plan is tomorrow to collect some fresh resin, and try your method. Do I need to evaborate water out of this variety of sap or is this variety liquid at room temperature no matter what? 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! It was a sharp door closure that my husband and I know was the intention of the divine we call God. If you're using a small pestle, bruise the needles in small batches. 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. Christmas Essential Oil Blend Recipes. The question would be how much resin/heat can you get from a pine tree and whether it is economically viable. That’s useful advice. So I indeed only took from the surplus of the sap. You need to set up a proper distillation train to collect the essential oils. The viscosity of your Balsam Fir sap is affected by 2 variables. Try not to scrape the sap down to the bare wood. It seems to be a great conversation starter for friends and family that are over around the holidays. I have read about the V shaped exterior carving and am not into it/ tried it once to no luck. The approach is simple. Processed Jojoba and fractionated Coconut oil are two mild and long lasting vegetable oils that come to mind. A Web Experience brought to you by LEAFtv, How to Extract Essential Oils from Honeysuckle Flowers, "The Natural Beauty Bath Book;" Casey Kellar; 1997. Unfortunately the resin is not easily to removed. I just got back from a “vacation” to northern Minnesota, where I found myself surrounded by balsam fir. Your relationships with the trees will grow and deepen, leading you to consistent and higher quality essential oils. Is there any other methods that are rather simplistic so I can give them a variety of ideas. I cooked it outdoors, and I’m working with a very small amount, about 1-2oz. It is worth looking into. I think there is a market here in the West among our artisans for it. Drain the water and rinse the needles well with clean water. If you have a look at my post http://apothecarysgarden.com/2014/10/16/a-distillation-of-frankincense-frereana/ Life is full of subtle truths. Making a varnish, you would likely need a fairly clean product minus, bark, twigs dirt etc. 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. Till you have a strength of fragrance that suits you. The most common source of Cedar, pine and Fir essential oils are needles and twigs. Think about how vegetables are steamed. I think there are recipes online. Especially with that disturbing photo of turpentine collection…. I haven’t distilled mango or Neem, though I recently saw a post where someone was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the Essential oil they distilled from mango fruit pulp after juicing. 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. If you are not a member of the artisan essential oil distillers group on Facebook I highly recommend you join. Not only in the world, but in the products we create from nature. (After 2-3 hours on the waterbath perhaps?) Once the essential or volatile oils are removed, we are left with a brittle mass, or rosin. Once the plants are dry, fill an essential oil still with water and put the plants inside of it. Shake the jar at least once a day for a week at minimum. the rosin is usually slightly heavier than the water and should settle to the bottom where you can collect it when cooled. Place the pine needles into a mortar and pestle and gently bruise the leaves. Finish with hot water and dish soap before rinsing. One famous maker, on his death bed admitted to using Winsor-Newton Artists varnish off the shelf. Distilling essential oils from tree sap. The beginning of all endeavours starts with our intent. Continue rubbing … I have a couple questions for you. If you distill a larger quantity and filter the residue you should have a very nice rosin for other applications. Your words are resonating deeply with in me. If you do it gently, you can pour it, filter it and create a high quality Rosin for yourself. Hi George. Then place the pinecones in a bowl near the tree, or even hang them on the tree. Do you know another method of cleaning it other than putting it on a BBQ grill? Dan. I have known and felt and heard from the natural world but get confused about my place and role within it. So, if you have no need of the essential oils, you can simply “cook” your sap to evaporate them. It may seem like a daunting task, but extracting pine tree essential oil is actually a pretty simple process. I’ve had trouble finding someone with the know how and passion to produce oils from conifers. Please let me know if I can be of further help and I promise to respond much more quickly. Dave Chandler here again, still experimenting with balsam resins for violin varnish. Also I would be worried about putting the alcohol oleo resin mix directly on the heat since it is so flammable. You most effective extraction may be with a dry distillation. 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. If you are planning to make your own diy reed diffuser from scratch or you have a store bought diffuser in need of diffuser replacement oil you are in the right spot. Once you read all these great essential oil diffuser recipes, you will probably want a diffuser so you can experiment. Sometimes sawdust from the hard wood is also used. A journal about Herbs, plants and processes. 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. 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. Good luck and keep me posted if I can be of further help. If I understand you right, all these unwanted aromatic oils should boil off at a temperature under that of boiling water. There is plenty for you and the tree. From local to national, there are likely programs that either offer grants or subsidies to craftspeople, artists and possibly homesteaders. I have collected very very small amounts of pine resin compared to the 4lb bags of pinon resin i buy from out west. Any residue can be cleaned up with paint thinner, turpentine, varsol or olive oil then washed with warm soapy water and rinsed.. The laws of Nature, Physics and Karma work flawlessly, whether we can see them or not. Alcohol does act as a solvent as well, but poses more dangers and complexities in execution for any purpose other than a tincture. 3 drops of cedarwood. You can substitute Pine, Spruce or Fir sap for the Frankincense Frereana. We are taking our time now talking to locals about the nature and I can’t help but craft up our essential, every day toiletries & medicines with materials we brought. 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. I believe the product we got from it is hydrosol. You may be able to extract a higher return of essential oil. But, after that I mixed it with some cheap hardware store linseed oil, cooked them down — Not too happy with the result. Keep boiling the sap and testing it till the cool rosin has the consistency you need. If you do not have these trees in your area, or if you would like to buy ethically and sustainably harvested saps from someone who is passionately involved with the ethics and sustainability of wildcrafting, I have some beautiful fresh White Pine and Spruce saps for sale in my Etsy store. Pine essential oil is derived from steam distilling the needles of a pine tree, but the oil can even be distilled from the bark. There is no moisture in your Fir sap, just fragrant essential oils and equally fragrant resin. For every action there is a reaction, no energy invested ever disappears, and we reap what we sow. If you are using an exfoliant or scrub that is not water based and will not dissolve on contact with the sap, you should be fine. 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. Essential oils are not for ingestion. Their composition differs from the essential oils distilled from the tapped tree and from the needles. Hi Dan Our Northern American evergreens have been suffering from an infestation of Borers that have decimated huge tracts of our forests. They are the vanguard of change and evolution. It is so with Nature, you will find that love and knowledge will grow hand in hand. a fine sieve will leave you with a cleaner product but may take longer. 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. Bring the water to a boil and wait for the oil from the plants to be distilled. The oils needs to be medicinal. Sap collected from the exterior of the trees. If you need to clean it further, varsol, paint thinner, turpentine or olive oil should do the trick. Everything leading up to the distillation is as important to the quality of our oils as the physical process of distillation. I have a jar of different kinds of saps/resins that I’ve collected from trees on recent hikes. Can you help? Dan. 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. Dan. Be quiet and still, and Nature can teach you everything you need to know. I would like to give as truthful info to these stunning children as possible. The ideal way to clean your still is to pour out the residue as soon as you finish distilling and while it is hot. Dan. As the aroma fades, simply refresh them by using the spray bottle of essential oil mixture. –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. 5 drops of frankincense. Wow! Use fresh pine needles. With a copper still you could even try a “dry distillation”. Everything takes time, but I believe there are opportunities waiting just for you if you look for them. They are increasingly in demand by “bespoke” and small-scale perfumers, naturopaths and alternative healers around the world. I always learn a lot when I read your posts. While the wax is heating up and melting, you can add the essential oils to the wax. It’s a role and place I find gives me great satisfaction and meaningful relationships with the plant world. Should I distill my own or purchase it With 30 drops, the aroma is subtle and not overbearing. anti inflammatory and broad spectrum antibiotics. Place the pine needles on a layer of paper towels to dry. 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. Dan, thanks for your advise on distilling balsam sap for the rosin. This is a craft and an art that calls for mastery. 5 … It is a traditional drawing salve, that draws infections, slivers, and inflammation out of the body. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Essential oils are 100% natural, but fragrance oil is a chemical scent produced in a factory rather than distilled directly from plants. 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. 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. Especially if you are not working with high temperature and high pressure steam. Mix the spices and oils thoroughly. Apothecarysgarden.com is: Store your homemade pine tree essential oil in a dark bottle with an air-tight lid to help it remain as fresh as possible and avoid the risk of contamination. 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. Hi Melissa. Experiment with different pine tree species for a variety of pine tree oil scents. It smells so good! I had earlier presumed it had to be cooked much higher than that, but I don’t know, just presumed. Christmas Tree Essential Oil Blend. As in many aboriginal traditions we communicate our intent, listen carefully, and give before we take. The resin of pine is combustible. 8. Unfortunately the resin is not easily to be removed from the still. I havent made scrubs myself, but, off the top of my head i would say.-Maple sap is entirely water soluble. If you invest some time in study, you will learn to tell the difference between the various species in each of these families. Dominant species or not, our behaviour has been abhorrent towards each other and the planet. 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. More than this, we are innately and intimately involved in this dance, as individuals and societies. Historically, mattresses were said to be stuffed with the needles of the pine tree to help repel lice and fleas. (Read more about muscular benefits here.) Do no harm, should be in the forefront of our minds whatever we occupy ourselves with. Regarding the conifers, the oleoresins we collect from pine species are secondary metabolites. Vitamin C. Pine needles have a very high amount of Vitamin C, among other nutrients. 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. I apologize for the delay responding! It may or may not yield any essential oil. What a wonderful inspired adventure!!! I would say you already have a relationship with them whether you recognize it or not. Alcohol can also work as your final solvent and might be worth trying. We have intellectualized our role here, separating ourselves from nature as beings superior to all others. There is no one else. Oil will dissolve both the essential oils and the resins and they can, with simple means, create a healing and fragrant oil or salve. Dan, Bonjour Dan, I was out gathering balsam fir (Abies balsamea) tears in the forest in which I live today. Recipes, plant Alchemy and our Relationship with Nature. A sap for resins, ritual, Sun, Moon and Mother Nature. I put the sap, which I pestled before, directly onto the water surface and this time I had more than 40 ml! Good luck !!! Put 15-20 drops of cinnamon essential oil in a spray bottle and add 1/4 C of water. When ready you can pour it into a separate bowl or pot. Also there are resins like Sandarac and Dammar that don’t have much of an essential oil content and are traditionally used for varnishes.. Just in case… Crowned ourselves kings of the planet without assuming the responsibilities of rulership. And if you can help out natures citizens while you are out in the woods, it is important you do so. Dan, Find your comments fascinating. The following essential oils holiday diffuser blends are calculated for a 150-200 mL diffuser tank at about a 2% dilution. Then rub your hands together making sure to get the fronts, backs and in between all fingers. If you put it in a warm place or heat it gently, some of the essential oils will evaporate and it will stay solid and eventually even brittle at room temperature. If you want a very potent smelling candle, then up your oil amount to 45 drops of each! This is another cost effective blend as you won’t need to buy several different oils to make the blend – it’s all in one! Yes you can definitely heat it up on the barbecue. Personally, I would add the mulched material directly to the water. Thanks all Hi Aaron. Until then, I am seeking financial support until the day my husband and I can completely break away from the financial systems that bind and support the community with the same opportunity to enjoy a sustainable and harmoniously harvested bounty of pure nature. These more volatile liquids act as solvents in the sap, keeping it soft and sticky. How can we do this differently so nature thrives along with us? It has dryers in it and a different effect when used or combined with other materials. Strange, I was just thinking about building a ceramic still after seeing photos in the Artisan Essential oil distillers FB group. Starting with a coarse sieve with large holes, then working with a finer mesh might be efficient. Totally agree that we have to respect our fellow creatures, so I only took sap that had “naturally” appeared and only of the abundance of it. I wanted to ask about your comment above where you said “smaller twigs and branches can be hydro/steam distilled” after being mulched. 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 … 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. Add all of the pine needles to the jar. It could also mean utilizing your local wild medicinals in useful products you could sell online. So are they talking about the sap itself, or the resin/colophony? Absolutely. Hi Dan, since this will be my second time to distill essential oils I have not enough courage to do a dry distillation. I want to distil the rosin from balsam/fraser fir sap I’ve collected, for use in making violin varnish. My pleasure Michael. Hi Dan, Now that you are familiar with categorizing essential oils, you can now learn about some of the rules of blending essential oils. DIY Reed Diffuser Oil Refill Recipe. Use these in your home, office, bathroom, kitchen, bedroom, etc. You can try hydro distilling the resin first. Remove from the dark location, shake and strain the oil through a piece of cheesecloth or fine-mesh cotton gauze. Each and every species of Pine, Spruce and Fir has its own unique chemical compounds, characteristics and fragrance. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. To make essential oils, start by harvesting the plants you want to make the oils with, like lavender and rosemary. Liquifying it like this is also an opportunity to filter it through a pillowcase or cotton cloth if you wanted to do so. Also, is this the only way to collect balsam sap, blister by blister? Nature isn’t picky about what you give. 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. I would just say that it would be good to have a clearer title for the video – pine infused oil is more clear than pine oil. .. I just need to put all the rest aside and listen to the plants, they know. 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. Greetings from Germany There are also materials that can be added to speed up drying, make your varnish more durable or flexible etc. Handmade Elder Spiles for tapping the saps of Maple, Spruce and other trees. They are higher in resins, and in my opinion, the essential oils they yield, are richer and more complex in fragrance. Engage with the spirit of your harvest, respond to their needs there is much more to be reaped than meets the eye. Some will soak the material for a day in the pot to increase the eo yield. 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. Pine essential oil has been used as a muscle rub and for easing the pain and stiffness of arthritis. How would you suggest I proceed to make the cone style incense? For most medicinal purposes this works well. I was able to collect a lot of fresh sap, but my question is this (maybe more than one question). The laws of nature and physics dictate you will receive as you give. thanks for sharing such a detailed piece on distillation, the process seemed quite intricate, can it be properly executed at home? If you're using a small pestle, bruise the needles in small batches. Herbal Apothecary, Wildcrafter, Sculptor, Craftsman. There is an intelligence of Nature that exists everywhere around us. It is up to us to address this void. Thanks for being this amazing resource for me now, setting the tone that will keep sounding. Get our FREE Recipe Guide with printable labels and gift tags at the bottom of the page. What are the best markets for this product do you think? It takes 2000-5000 pounds of rose petals to yield one pound of rose essential oil. I guess I have to put my still on BBQ grill. Astrodynamics, rhythms and cycles, Medical Astrology, traditional Wisdom. Store the hydrosol and the essential oil in the refrigerator. Thank you for your help, I love your gentleness. I tried tapping the Cedar the same way i did the sugar maple and nothing. Cheers, Joe. More DIY Essential Oil Ideas: 5 … What happens to the tree after I’ve “popped” all its blisters and collected the sap? Use a mortar and pestle to bruise pine needles and allow oil extract to escape. Lucky for us She is not hung up on material things. Is it safe to distill them all together? 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