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Re: [SCA-Herbalist] Distillation in sand?

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  • Marian Walke
    ... Thanks for the information. I suppose this is what Culpeper meant, but it doesn t sound so complicated that he couldn t explain it, which is what he said.
    Message 1 of 15 , Jul 18, 2007
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      jeannie wrote:

      > generally, I would assume that distilling in sand meant using a sand
      > bath, The still is paced in a pot or sometother container and the fire
      > gently raised , this is a good method because you can use low temps as
      > well as higher ones without danger of the flask cracking, perhaps john
      > Frenches Art of Distillation which is in the files section could provide
      > some pictures
      > jeannie

      Thanks for the information. I suppose this is what Culpeper meant, but
      it doesn't sound so complicated that he couldn't explain it, which is
      what he said. Maybe he lied. A number of his other statements seem
      questionable, so why not this?

      --Old Marian (confirmed skeptic)
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