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Plant Essential Oils Versus Plant Extracts

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PLANT ESSENTIAL OILSPLANT ESSENTIAL OILS
Plant essential oils result from distillation – a process in which the aromatic parts of plants, like the leaves, roots, flowers, and so forth, are placed inside of a steam chamber to release the oils from the plant elements. Essential oils tend to be used for their healing, therapeutic, and medicinal properties.

 

EXTRACTS EXTRACTS
Plant extracts are often derived from infusion, through methods like cold pressing or soaking the plant materials (leaves, roots, flowers, and so forth) in a liquid, like water or alcohol. Extracts are often used in perfumes or in cooking for their aromas and flavors.

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