Today on Steam Culture, Brent shows us how steam distillation is used in extracting essential oils. Essential oils originate from plants, or botanical material, and are used in many different applications, such as cleaning and home remedies.Essential Oils have been around since the 10th century. Do you know what the first essential oil was made from? Be the first to email us at[email protected], and we will send you a t-shirt!
Here are a few of our favorites and their uses:
- Orange Peel: Ease anxiety, kitchen cleaner, boosts immunity
- Lavender: Used for relaxation, headaches, linen spray
There are many different methods used to extract the oils. One method used to extract essential oils is steam. Through this process, the oils are released from theplants and travel with the steam through a flask to be condensed and collected. Watch the video below to see the demonstration.
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