Course curriculum

  • 2

    History and Essential Oil Overview

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    • History of Essential Oils

    • Safety

    • Legalities

    • Biological Origin of Essential Oils

    • Factors Influencing Essential Oil yield

  • 3

    Extraction Introduction

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    • Selecting an Extraction Method, Temperature and other Influences

    • Terminologies

    • Solvent Selection

  • 4

    Extraction Methods

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    • Enfleurage Theory

    • PRACTICAL DEMO: Equipment needed for Hot Enfleurage Practical (Part 1)

    • PRACTICAL DEMO: Hot Enfleurage Practical (Part 3)

    • Practical DEMO: Enfleurage (Part 4)

    • Expression Theory

    • PRACTICAL DEMO: Expression

    • Infusion Theory

    • Ambient Pressure Steam/Solvent Distillation and Vacuum Distillation

    • PRACTICAL DEMO: Ambient Pressure Distillation

    • PRACTICAL DEMO: Vacuum Distillation

    • Soxhlet Extraction Theory

    • PRACTICAL DEMO: Soxhlet Extraction

    • How to Separate Solvents from Essential Oils

  • 5

    Storing and Testing Essential Oils

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    • Storing Essential Oils

    • Testing Essential Oils

    • Testing Essential Oils part 2 - Thin layer Chromatography

    • PRACTICAL DEMO: Thin Layer Chromatography

  • 6

    Aroma and flavour combinations and Essential Oil uses.

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    • Senses, aromas and moods and aroma combinations

    • Blending Essential Oils

    • Essential Oil Uses

  • 7

    Cannabis

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    • Cannabis Overview

    • Fixed Vegetable Oil Extractions

    • Essential Oil Extraction

    • Cannabinoid Extraction

  • 8

    Course Conclusion

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