essential oil


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n essential oil an oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes; used in perfume and flavorings
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In literature:

This peculiar principle is considered by some, as approaching the essential oil in its properties.
"A Dissertation on the Medical Properties and Injurious Effects of the Habitual Use of Tobacco" by A. McAllister
It may be made to relinquish its hold by placing on it a drop of an essential oil.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
M. M. Stimulate the internal ear by ether, or with essential oil diluted with expressed oil, or with a solution of opium in wine, or in water.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Let stand several hours to extract the essential oils.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
By this process is obtained the whole of the fine essential oil, which contains the flavour.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
It is an essential oil.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
It is black only because of its strength, being in fact almost the very essential oil of coffee.
"Household Papers and Stories" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
You see it is essential to keep the oil from dropping on the passengers.
"Railway Adventures and Anecdotes extending over more than fifty years" by Various
The essential oil on which its aroma depends is obtained from it by distillation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Its flavour is due to an essential oil containing sulphur.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Furthermore, there is no sharp dividing line between the essential oils and certain esters of organic acids on the one hand and the fats on the other.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
They contain an essential oil of a yellowish colour and with a fragrant smell, called oil of balm.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Strain the whole through very fine muslin, and add the essential oils, previously mixed with the spirit.
"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness" by Florence Hartley
Essential oils pass in red wine while it is fermenting.
"Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks" by Pierre Blot
Most of the essential oils are decomposed by alkali, but they do not yield soaps as do the fatty oils.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The needed oil and gas law is essentially a leasing law.
"Proceedings of the Second National Conservation Congress" by Various
RATS, enticed by essential oils, ii.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
Essential oils are very apt to be adulterated.
"Heads of Lectures on a Course of Experimental Philosophy: Particularly Including Chemistry" by Joseph Priestley
Regular exercise is as essential to a horse as oil is to an engine, if either is to work smoothly.
"Patroclus and Penelope" by Theodore Ayrault Dodge
Two tests were made on this material to ascertain the presence of an essential oil.
"Cork: Its Origin and Industrial Uses" by Gilbert E. Stecher

In news:

Lisa Lete Intuitive healer , Leanne Facer from Lava Hot Springs, rubs lime 'essential oil' on the foot of a client, as part of a reflexology treatment offered at the The Flower Shop in Blackfoot on Tuesdays.
Lisa Lete Intuitive healer, Leanne Facer from Lava Hot Springs, rubs lime 'essential oil' on the foot of a client, as part of a reflexology treatment offered at the The Flower Shop in Blackfoot on Tuesdays.
Its summer cocktail menu includes a handful of drinks infused with essential oils.
Lady Gaga is a fan of the St Regis San Francisco where the Peppermint Pedi combines a soak in essential oils and a glycolic peel to relieve tense muscles and soothe overtired feet.
Maybe essential oils could ease her PMS.
Lucky for them, a new study suggests that vitamin E and a mix of essential oils could spell relief.
Microbes generate essential-oil compounds by metabolizing sesquiterpenes produced by vetiver's roots.
A new study suggests short-term exposure to the essential oils used for aromatherapy may lower your risk for heart problems.
The worldwide production of essential oil from Lavandula angustifolia is about 220 tons (58,000 gallons) while the amount of essential oil from Lavandins (L.
One service, above, at the Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston, incorporates gemstones, essential oils and massage.
Kesum, Gelam Essential Oils for Flavor, Medicinal Purposes.
The products are a blend of essential oils and fragrances, inspired by founder Kimberly Masters' travels.
Instead, spritz on an alcohol-free essential oil, like SweetSpot Balancing Mist, $12.
Sandalwood Nature Identical Essential Oil.
(1980) reported that the essential oil of C.

In science:

Economic Botany 52(4):373-380. Soković M, Marin PD, Brkić D, van Griensven LJLD. 2007. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils of ten aromatic plants against human pathogenic bacteria.
Distribution fitting 12. Sampling distribution of compounds abundance from plant species measured by instrumentation. Application to plants metabolism classification