• Explorer

    Versatile, modular and transportable 40 L still/extractor entirely made in stainless-steel. Designed, tested and made in Canada.
  • Explorer

    Overview of the unit. A detailed manual and technical document is available on request.
  • Options and other apparatus

    Some options for the Explorer as well as other apparatus are currently in development. Fell free to contact us for more information.
The passion for the still, the love for the plant.


Whatever your projects in the field of essential oils distillation and plants extraction, feel free to contact us. We can help you to understand and choose the process and equipment the best suited for your needs and for the plants you want to work with. We can also design, make build and install your whole production line.


Wether you just have a project or a well established company willing to improve quality or productivity, feel free to contact us. We will take the time to listen to your needs and provide you some firsts guidances. We can also host you in the lab to perform together some distillation or extraction tests at pilot scale of the products you are looking for.


We regularly propose classes and workshops on essential oils distillation and chemistry. Please contact us if you have such projects. We can come with all the required material for the distillation and the lecture.



Benoit Roger
Ph. D., CEO

Passionnate by plants, Benoit works between research, analysis and production/transformation of essential oil and aromatic plant extracts for almost fifteen years. He got his Ph. D. in natural products chemistry in France between the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, historically close to the Grasses industry, and a renown company in the south of France. His knowledge of essential oils, processes and production equipments as well as his experience and ingenuity are valuable assets for the development of products and services offered by AlChemia.

Alexis St-Gelais
Chemist, M. Sc. Renewable resources, B. Sc. Natural products chemistry.

Alexis is scientific advisor at AlChemia but he is also and above all scientific director at Laboratoire PhytoChemia. His passion for phytochemistry, his rigor and his experience in essential oils analyses are precious for the research projects conducted between PhytoChemia and AlChemia.

Hubert Marceau
Chemist, B. Sc. Natural products chemistry.

Hubert is development director at AlChemia and has similar functions at Laboratoire PhytoChemia. His network, his communication abilities, his general knowledge of the field of natural products as well as his creative and innovative sides are precious for both companies.

Laurie Caron
Chemist, M. Sc. Renewable resources, B. Sc. Natural products chemistry.

Laurie is financial director of AlChemia and Laboratoire PhytoChemia and both companies could not do without her availability, her rigor and her energy. She is always here to find the best managment solutions allowing us to focus on our firsts missions.



We are here to help you in the projects leading you to the plants of your environment.


+1 418 820-9177
628, boulevard du Saguenay Ouest, Chicoutimi, (QC) G7J 1H4, Canada