An Introduction of Natural Essential Oils - Benefits, Uses and Processes
Globally, Natural Essential Oils are highly demanded by customers wherein 2018 the market demand was 226.9 kilotons. Natural essential oils are the extract of natural sources, e.g. plants and its parts such as roots, flowers, stems, leaves, barks, etc. basically, these are complex mixtures of hundreds of aromatic compounds.
Since ancient to the modern era, essential oils are widely used in many applications such as cooking, medical, beauty, cleaning, food, and beverages, etc. Now as the consumers have shown their faith in natural products, and it’s projected to expand the growth rate of 8.6% from 2019 to 2025. The overall impact of exponential demand compelled Natural Essential Oils Manufacturers, suppliers and exporters to scale up their customer services including product delivery, quality, supports, and affordability. Essential Oils list is very comprehensive, but few common include Agar oil, Ajwain oil, Rose oil, Wintergreen, Yarrow oil, Ylang-ylang Oil, Black pepper oil, Bergamot oil, Cardamom seed oil, Clove oil, Coriander oil, Frankincense oil, Ginger oil, Neem oil, Red Cedar, Roman Chamomile etc.
Benefits of Natural Essential Oils
Natural essential oils incorporate with numerous powerful properties such as carminative, anti-spasmodic, analgesic, antibacterial, expectorant, mucolytic anti-inflammatory etc. fuel their demand in pharmacy and healthcare. Continuous increase in research and development activities, where cutting edge extraction techniques playing a vital role in expanding the natural essential oil market.
Health benefits of natural essential oils
More than one hundred essential oils are used for aromatherapy and medical applications. Health benefits of natural essential oils include stress relief, helps in cold and cough, boost energy, reducing inflammation, reduce stress, anxiety and improve skin conditions like eczema, regulating blood pressure.
Uses of natural essential oils in Food and Beverages
It’s worth noted that essential oils are composed of hundreds of volatile compound having different chemical properties. These oils 100 % safe and easy to use, therefore widely used for imparting smell and taste in food and beverages. End users inclinations towards the natural and organic products raised the demands of the essential oil in food and beverages industry, and it’s expected to be very high in 2025.
How natural essential oils extracted
Today as the technology is touching the new horizon of quality and precision, the extraction processes are improving while delivering the quality products to customers. As essential oils are the liquefied version of plants or its parts, there are a variety of extraction processes including supercritical fluid extraction, steam distillation, Co2 extraction, cold-press extraction, solvent extraction, maceration, enfleurage, and water distillation. Depending upon the biological and chemical composition, we use appropriate extraction process.