What was the stillroom?

The still room used to be a distillery room found in both wealthy households and many small houses and farms, dating back as least to medieval times.

 

Such rooms were used to make:

essential oils

medicines

salves

tinctures

medicated lozanges

pastilles

cataplasms 

poultices

cosmetics

sweetmeats

candied flowers

marchpanes

jams

jellies

relishes

syrups

chocolate
soaps
perfume
pomanders

hippocras

vinegars

possets

liqueurs

cordials
sweet perfumed waters

herbal infused drinks
May dew
tisanes

household cleaners
furniture polishes

vegetable dye

insect and pest repellent
candles
spices for food seasoning

pickled vegetables

preserves
tea blending
dried herbs, flowers and roots
strewing herbs
talismans 
good luck charms