Lavender Oil Adulteration
contributed by Ocean Optics |
Analyzing Lavender Oil from Flower to Fluid
by Carly Burleson, Ocean Optics
Essential oils have been used for thousands of years in many cultures for medicinal and health purposes, with uses ranging from aromatherapy to household cleaning to holistic medicine. Essential oils are produced by extracting the desired component from plant material, which is a costly and labor-intensive process. This makes these oils prime candidates for adulteration.
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