The Difference Between Artificial and Natural Essential Oils
First, brand tips
The International Aromatherapy Manufacturers Association strictly requires that only essential oils that are 100% extracted from natural plants without any synthetic ingredients can be labeled "Pure Essential Oil".
Product labels and manuals must have a Latin name in addition to the English or French name. This is because the same "Outline" plant family also subdivides plants of different "genus species", and these subdivided genera can only be distinguished from their Latin names.
Third, the price
The extraction method of natural essential oils is complicated, and the raw material ingredients are high, so the price is not very cheap. It is recommended that you go to a regular aromatherapy agency or brand counter to buy.
Natural essential oils have the mellow flavor of plants and are relatively volatile. Most of the artificial essential oils are blended with synthetic flavors.
Essential oils are usually clear and transparent, with a light color and no turbidity. Only a few essential oils are sticky and opaque. Most essential oils such as sandalwood, myrrh, rock orchid, frankincense are
Transparent or light yellow liquid, a few are special colors, such as German orange citrus will show a beautiful dark blue. Artificial essential oils generally also contain pigments, so the colors are brighter and brighter.