Essential oils are the volatile oily components of aromatic plants, trees and
grasses. They are found in tiny glands located in the flowers (neroli), leaves (eucalyptus), roots (calamus), wood (sandal) and resins (frankincense). Essential
oils are extracted by four main methods: steam distillation, expression, solvent
extraction and effleurage.
When separated from the
wax, the resulting liquid is called an absolute, the most concentrated form of
aroma available. Although essential oils’ main
usage is in cosmetics and perfumery, many of them do have proven therapeutic
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