Old Distillation Recipes

Hydrosol Recipes from old English Herbals and assorted distillation information

I have been collecting old herbals and stillroom books for years.

There is a wealth of information in these wonderful books that I would love to share.

Here are a few of my favorite digitalized books and links Please click on the names to download the PDF.

Enjoy!

Development of New Value Added Products, 447kb; Rutgers, Rodolfo Juliani and Jim Simon. 2008

The Stillroom, 1 MB; Mrs Charles Roundell

The Art of Distillation, .5MB; John French

Chapter 8, The Household Encyclopedia, .3MB Henry Hartshorne

Hydro-distillation and steam distillation from aromatic plants, 1.5MB;

HAND BOOK ON MEDICINAL & AROMATIC PLANTS, 24kb

The Technique of Distillation, 2.1MB

Distillation Principles, 813kb; American Distting Institute

Distylacion of waters, 43MB; Digitalized test from 1500’s

Extraction Technologies, 1.5mb; Intl Centre for Science and Technology

Old German text, 52mb;

Mackenzie’s five thousand receipts, 3mb;

Medieval Distilling-Apparatus of Glass and Pottery, 2mb; Stephen Moore

DISTILLATION – HOW IT WORKS, 95kb;Mike Nixon

World’s Oldest Still – Pyrgos, 1.4mb;Dr Maria Rosaria Belgiorno

Boiling Point and Distillation, 104kb;

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