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Year: 2016 | Month: November | Volume: 3 | Issue: 11 | Pages: 56-58

Oil Extraction and Perfume Formulation from Plants: A Review

S. J. Kulkarni

Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Airoli, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Perfume industries are growing in demand as the living standards are improving day by day. There is increasing demand for perfumes. They mask the body odor. Various methods such as solvent extraction, hydro distillation and enfleurag can be used for oil extraction. Distillation based recovery processes such as steam and vacuum distillation are preferred for the extraction of essential oils from plant materials. Other methods include solvent extraction, expression or enfleurage. The current review summarizes research on various methods for oil extraction and perfume formation from various raw materials.

Key words: Distillation, extraction, yield, essential oil, solvent.

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