Essential oils are  concentrated liquids containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, or simply as the "oil of" the plant from which they were extracted,

Essential oils are generally extracted by distillation, often by using steam and other processes include  solvent extraction.

Essential oils have been used medicinally in history. Medical applications proposed by those who sell medicinal oils range from skin treatments to remedies for various purposes.

Interest in essential oils has revived in recent decades with the popularity of aromatherapy, a branch of alternative medicine that claims that essential oils and other aromatic compounds have curative effects.

Oils are volatilized or diluted in a carrier oil and used in massage, diffused in the air by a nebulizer or  heated over a candle flame.

The earliest mention of the techniques and methods used to produce essential oils is believed to be found in records of old civilizations such as Pharaonic civilization.
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