Distillation sets can be assembled from many different types of laboratory glassware. Ace Glass, Chemglass, Wilmad Labglass and Kimble offer distillation apparatus for many types of distillation and extraction. Apparatus for water and steam distillation are available from all of these suppliers. Some of the equipment you may need is a boiling flasks, a condenser, a receiver, a heating mantle, a thermometer, an oil/water separator, and don’t forget the boiling chips. Corning carries a distilling apparatus for lighter than water essential oils (clevenger type). Many people are extracting essential oils at home by using glassware form laboratory glassware manufacturers.