Basically, people who do aromatherapy know that many essential oils are extracted by distillation, and then there is a method of extracting essential oils called fractionation in the distillation, but many people who do not understand why they need to do more distillation ( Fractional distillation)?
How can there be bergamot hydrosol? Isn’t bergamot all squeezed out? Isn’t that pure dew a fake?
In fact, this bergamot pure dew is true. It is fractionated after squeezing the bergamot essential oil in order to remove the FCF inside. The bergamot essential oil is first squeezed out, and then the inside is photosensitive and must be fractionated. Can FCF.
However, in terms of aromatherapy, photosensitive bergamot is called complete bergamot. Complete bergamot is much better than FCF in terms of stress relief and anti-depression. Therefore, we can think that the bergamot flower water is used in There will be very good results in this regard!
Fractionated essential oil: Bergamot with furanocoumarin
Today we are going to talk about which essential oils are there, why do we need to do one more fractionation?
1. Ylang ylang, we all know that ylang ylang essential oil is divided into special grade, grade one, grade two and grade three, but these are not suitable for aromatherapy. We use a name (complete) for aromatherapy. Lan, this complete ylang-ylang contains first, second, and third-grade ylang-ylang, mixed according to the chemical ratio, called complete ylang-ylang. . . Premium ylang-ylang has the shortest distillation time and the most delicate taste. The roughest taste is like grade three ylang-ylang.
2. Rose, after water distillation, the chemical molecules of phenethyl alcohol will stay in the water. Therefore, an important component is lacking in rose essential oil. Therefore, the water containing phenethyl alcohol should be distilled again to obtain phenethyl alcohol. Finally, the phenethyl alcohol is put back into the rose essential oil to obtain The complete Otto rose essential oil is now available, so Rose Hydrosol is particularly fragrant.
3. The volatility of terpenoids in peppermint is about 150 degrees, while the boiling points of menthone and menthol are between 200 and 230 degrees. In this way, the extraction of peppermint essential oil should be separated by fractionation.