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Distillation of Essential Oils – Is there a difference between First Distill and Complete ?>

Distillation of Essential Oils – Is there a difference between First Distill and Complete

There is a major difference in the types of steam distillations of essential oils. If someone asked you which distill you would want in your oil, the “complete distill” or the “first distill,” you will most likely think you want the complete distill. Of course you would want it all, right? Well, that’s not exactly true in the essential oil world. Part of the misunderstanding is in the terminology. Technically, in the essential oil industry, all oils would be considered…

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Essential Oil Purity – The First Distill vs Complete Distill Debate ?>

Essential Oil Purity – The First Distill vs Complete Distill Debate

Essential oils are created using several methods of extraction such as steam distillation, solvent extraction, cold press or expression, and CO2 extraction. The majority of essential oils today are extracted using steam distillation, which we will be discussing in this lesson. There is a lot of misinformation floating around the internet on steam distillation. People may mention various thoughts about first distillation, second distillation, and complete distillation. Essential oils are created using several methods of extraction such as steam distillation,…

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