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Basic Knowledge of Pure Plant Essential Oil

The characteristics of pure plant essential oil

Although called "oil", plant essential oil generally does not leave "oil stains" on items. Although they are liquids, they can generally evaporate at room temperature. Under strong light or slightly higher temperatures, plant essential oils will undergo physical or chemical changes.

Most plant essential oils from essential oil manufacturer have a specific gravity less than 1, which means they will float on the surface of water but are almost insoluble in water.

Additionally, it is worth noting that plant essential oil can produce fragrances that can be smelled or tasted by people, and are botanical oils wholesale.

  • No Artificial Fragrances: The original flavor of natural fragrances made from natural essential oils or plant extracts is used instead of artificial fragrances. Therefore, it is pure in quality, mild, and fragrant, and has aromatherapy effects without irritating the skin.

  • No Chemical Colors: Natural plant or biological extracts replace artificial colors.

  • No Preservatives: Natural Va, Ve, wheat germ oil, and carrot oil are used as antioxidants to prevent product spoilage.

  • No Mineral Oils: Plant-based breathable fats or non-greasy breathable fats are used to replace excessive mineral oils and lanolin oils. After use, the skin is moisturized and quickly absorbed.

  • No Allergenic Chemical Ingredients: It does not contain any ingredients that may cause allergies, such as artificial fragrances, lanolin, alcohol, chemical sunscreens, dyes, etc. The raw materials added for each use have been verified to be non-allergenic to the human body.

  • No Harmful Chemical Ingredients: Each raw material has undergone safety and toxicity testing, and does not contain heavy metal substances such as mercury and lead or other harmful chemical ingredients.

Composition of plant essential oil

In summary, the composition of plant essential oil is very complex, but can be classified into four basic categories: terpene compounds, aromatic compounds, fatty compounds, and nitrogen and sulfur-containing compounds.

Terpene compounds include lavenderene and mimosaene, and are the most common type of natural plant extracts.

Aromatic compounds are the second most common type of compounds, including thyme phenols derived from terpenes and cinnamaldehyde derived from phenylpropanoids. This type of compound is used as antibacterial, growth-promoting, and spicy flavors, etc.

The third type is fatty compounds. This type of compound is the smallest molecular weight compound and exists in most essential oils, as well as some non-essential oil substances.

The last category is nitrogen and sulfur-containing compounds, including allicin commonly found in garlic and tri-sulfide in onions.

Applications of plant essential oil

The compositions and functions of plant essential oil are diverse, and their unique fragrance makes them widely used in the fields of spices and cosmetics. They are also gradually being valued in crop planting for their anti-mildew and insecticidal effects, and their role in the biological fields of medical care and health care cannot be ignored, such as antibacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-parasitic, anti-oxidant, immunity regulation, and anesthesia, etc.

In the field of animal husbandry, the application of essential oils is currently in its early stage (especially in poultry farming). There are still many challenges waiting for us to solve, but with further research, it is believed that plant essential oils will enter various aspects of the industry and contribute to its development.

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