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CO2-Extracts: Learn All About Them

Watch this video about the benefits of CO2 extraction, and learn more in this in-depth look at their chemistry vs. steam distillation. Watch this video to learn about the benefits of CO2 extraction, and the differences between steam distillation and CO2 extraction! CO2 extraction is a ‘high tech’ distillation technique that brings more of the larger lipophilic “fat friendly” […]

The Chemistry of CO2 and Steam Distillation Compared

To start let’s briefly tackle the fundamental differences between CO2 extraction, and steam distillation (our post on extraction methods goes into more detail overall). Most essential oils are distilled using steam distillation, this provides a more volatile plant extraction which gives us the term “essential oils.” This extraction method is done by running gaseous steam over […]

Sleep Troubles? Valerian Root May Be the Answer

Can’t fall asleep? Are you tossing and turning all night? Do sleep medications make you groggy the next day? If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. It is estimated that about one third of the adult population has problems initiating or maintaining restful sleep. Many times this leads to the use of over the […]