The potential of essential oil extraction methods and their bioactive compounds
Mohammed Talha Uddin and Sadhula Hari Krishna
Essential oils are natural products derived from plant materials, and they are known for their unique fragrances and therapeutic properties. The extraction of essential oils involves various methods, such as steam distillation, solvent extraction, and cold pressing. These methods are used to isolate the bioactive compounds found in the plant materials. Essential oils are composed of a complex mixture of volatile compounds, including terpenes, alcohols, aldehydes, and ketones. Essential oils and their bioactive compounds have been widely studied for their potential in alternative medicine, cosmetics, and food preservation. This article provides an overview of essential oil extraction methods and their bioactive compounds, highlighting their potential applications in various industries.
How to cite this article:
Mohammed Talha Uddin, Sadhula Hari Krishna. The potential of essential oil extraction methods and their bioactive compounds. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(5):32-39.