Steam distillation


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Steam distillation

A process of extracting essential oils from plant products through a heating and evaporation process.
Mentioned in: Aromatherapy
References in periodicals archive ?
On the terrace behind her house she talks us through the steam distillation process.
On the basis of extraction method, the Laurel Oil Market can be segmented into steam distillation, microwave extraction, solvent distillation and supercritical fluid extraction.
FCTC processing includes steam distillation to extract aromatic compounds from herbs, flowers and spices, supplying flavor houses and speciality manufacturers with essential oils and absolutes, including
When extracted with steam distillation or cool compression, they add to skincare benefits still further.
annua, obtained by different methods of isolation, steam distillation, hydrodistillation, organic solvent extraction, and headspace technique, was investigated.
Traditional methods used for extraction of essential oil were Hydro-distillation (HD) or steam distillation. However, the loss of some components and the degradation of some unsaturated compounds by thermal effects (7,8) or by hydrolysis can take place by these conventional extraction techniques.
A well-dispersed mixture of hydrophobated silica and emulsion-made rubber is added into a steam distillation step of a solution-rubber process from which a silica masterbatch is recovered.
In the new Absolute Filler formulation, La Prairie created the Caviar Water from a steam distillation process, to capture the caviar's most volatile active ingredients.
Director General of the fair Mohamed Habib Dimassi said the event is an annual meeting to boost the national product, through the exhibition of several products, appliances, furniture, fabrics, ready-to-wear, shoes, fragrances, essential oils, electronic products, books and pottery as well as the steam distillation of orange blossom water.
The mineral-N (NH4+-N and NO --N) through steam distillation technique [25] and total-N by the salicylic acid digestion-Kjeldahl procedure [26].