Oil Profiles - Fennel Essential Oil
This oil is a slightly yellow liquid with the typical aniseed smell, and powerful herbaceous and spicy notes in the case of the Spanish quality. Often used in flavoring for food and dental hygiene. It is also used in perfumery, cosmetics, pharmacy and aromatherapy.
Fragrance GC/MS deconvolution
A modern fine fragrance can be composed of more than 50 ingredients, and most of them are multi-components such as essential oils or mixture of several isomers. Therefore, to obtain a good identification and quantification of each single molecule is necessary to apply the state-of-the-art in technology.
Oil Profiles - Anise Essential Oil
The oil is a colorless or light yellow liquid that sometimes crystallizes at low temperatures. Over the years it has been replaced by another cheaper oil obtained from the spice called "Anise Star". However, the fine licorice odor and flavor of anise oil make it irreplaceable for certain applications.
Standardization of Essential Oils
When a certain producer is starting to distill or extract a new product, it is obviously important to assure the purity , naturalness, and organic label of it, but they should not forget to characterize the oil before marketing it, and to assure the chemical composition is in line with the existing standards
Oil Profiles - Rosemary Essential Oils
Our first oil profile, as could not be otherwise, is dedicated to this widely known essential oil.
Rosemary oil has been used since ancient times, and very appreciated in aromatic and wild formulations.
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