Steam Distilled

CO2’s vs Steam Distillation

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Steam distillation and CO2 extraction are two of the most popular extraction methods of essential oils today, particularly because of the speed of the process and how pure the finishing product is when done. You can find more information on the other types of extraction methods in NAHA’s blog here. What is CO2 Distillation? We…

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Understanding Hydrosols & Their Role In Aromatherapy

What is a hydrosol? There are two products received when distilling aromatic plants. (1) The essential oil and (2) a hydrosol, which can often be referred to as a hydrolat. Hydrosols are the therapeutic waters produced from the steam distillation process. A hydrosol must be a product of distillation to be genuine. Hydrosols contain various percentages…

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