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There are mainly four methods: distillation, cold pressing, supercritical co2 extraction, solvent extraction.

The most popular way is distillation. This way is easy and of low cost. It is suitable for most of aromatic plants except citrus. To start with, you can buy a home essential oil distillation kit.

Absolutely. It is in accordance with EU and USA standards. 100% 304 stainless steel, 100% TIG welded and polished to 3A sanitary standards.

There are a lot of claims about extraction efficiency in the marketplaces today that make it hard for the consumer to get a clear answer to this questions. However, there are some indices-i.e. what is the flow rate of CO2 at pressure X and temperature Y and how long is the system running at those parameters? Then you can have an accurate assessment of extraction time.

We have homemade essential oil distiller, commercial essential oil machine, large essential oil plant, supercritical CO2 extraction machine, citrus oil machine. The capacity ranges from 10 Lto 6000 L. Welcome to tell you specific needs, we can tailor the system for you.

Pumping gas works best for lower operating pressures in the separation vessels which allows the separator temperature to be much lower. Exposing the extracted oils to high temperatures can cause thermal degradation and a loss of volatile oils and terpenes. Our supercriticalCO2 extraction machine adopts this way.

This is a way to extract citrus essential oil. Most of citrus essential oils such as sweet orange, bergamot, grapefruit, orange, and red mandarin are extracted by this method. This is because that most of the citrus essential oils are not resistant to the heat of distillation. When heated, the acid component in the peel is decomposed and reduces the concentration of citral in the essential oil. The essential oil thus obtained has a rough aroma and is not like a fresh peel. Therefore, the current citrus oil extraction mainly uses physical extraction to obtain orange oil by pressing orange oil by pressing orange peel. Since this method does not involve any heat, it is also called cold pressing.

For home essential oil distillation kit, it needs a electromagnetic oven.We will present to you for free. For commercial and industrial essential oil distillation machine, the auxiliary equipment can be electric steam generator or stove.

We do! Contact us now and we can tailor a system around your specific needs. Whether you need a small essential oil distiller or large essential oil plant, we can tailor a full package to your needs complete with extraction system(s), air compressor(s), heater(s), and chiller(s).

You just need a home essential oil distillation kit. Its operation is also very easy. We have video to show you the steps. Please come to the page of essential oil distillation kit to have a look.

Since we have four series and doubles of models, please tell us your specific capacity and which way you like to use, then we can give you a best price. You can consult our online customer service or contact us by phone, whatsapp or email. Phone/whatsapp: +86 13783679364 Email:ffaith@ffaith-group.com

CO2 is a unique solvent because its solvency power can change by simply adjusting the temperature and pressure during the extraction. When the pressure and temperature of the CO2 are above 1083psi AND 88F, the CO2 is considered supercritical. If the temperature is dropped below 88F the CO2 changes to a liquid and referred to as subcritical.

Supercritical CO2 (SCCO2) extraction is a strong solvent and can extract all of the lighter (volatile oils, light waxes) and heavier molecular weights (heavy waxes, lipids, fats, paraffin) to produce very large yields. At very high temperatures (above 120F) and pressures (5000psi) it will extract chlorophyll as well. Subcritical CO2 is a weaker solvent and generally pulls out just the lower molecular weights, and has correspondingly lower yields and higher extraction times. Please come to the page of supercritical CO2 extraction machine to know more its features.

We usually use water distillation to get rose essential oil. You can choose one from our rich kinds of essential oil distillation equipment.

When using steam distillation to extract essential oils, put the plant material into the distiller machine and then the steam into the plant material. Under the temperature over 100 ℃, these volatile oil molecules are released from plant materials into the steam.

The steam that contain essential oils will pass through the cooling system condenses and forms liquid so that the essential oils and water separated from each other from material.

Steam Distillation is the most popular method used to extract and isolate essential oils from plants for use in natural products.

Essential oils derived from the supercritical CO2 extraction of herbs are similar to the oils produced through distillation in that they can be used in aromatherapy and natural perfumery, but its essential oil quality is higher.

Solvent extraction is best suited for plant materials that yield low amounts of essential oil, that are largely resinous, or that are delicate aromatics unable to withstand the pressure and distress of steam distillation. 

Steam distillation is a popular way to extract lavender oil. Fill the lavender flower into a distillation tank and the vapor will evaporate the essence of the flower through the distillation tank. Then through condensation, it is liquid again. Finally, the essential oil and water come to the separator. Because water and oil do not mix, the essential oil floats on top of the water. Form here, it is siphoned off.

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 The oil yield depends on oil content of your material.If the oil content of your

Yes,of course.We can do extraction test and send you videos and test report.

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