E1-Extractions and essential oils

Learn how to extract various substances from botanical materials and make your own essential oils, flavour and aroma concentrates and home remedy extracts. The ideal training workshop if you want to create gin essences, flavour compounds, home remedies/tinctures and distil essential oils on a small scale. 

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  • Centurion 20 Jan 2018
  • Centurion 26 May 2018
  • Centurion 23 Jun 2018
  • Centurion 18 Aug 2018
  • Centurion 15 Sept 2018
  • Centurion 17 Nov 2018

R 1,600.00

Product From (qty) Discount
E1-Extractions and essential oils 12 -50%
E1-Extractions and essential oils 8 -40%
E1-Extractions and essential oils 4 -20%
E1-Extractions and essential oils 2 -10%

Learn how to extract certain compounds from botanical (and other organic) material to make essential oils, gin essences, flavour and aroma compounds and even natural insect repellant!

(...and yes, you could use the same techniques to extract cannabis oil if it is legal in your country!)

Master Principle:

• Flavour and aroma extractions 

Course contents:

  • Introduction
  • Safety precautions.
  • Extracts and essential oils overview
  • History of extracts and essential oils
  • Flavour combinations
  • Practical extract preparation
  • Practical essential oil preparation
    • Steam distillation
    • Separation
  • Butane extraction - practical demonstration (Optional: Buy your own Butane extractor)
  • How to make use of extracts and essential oils
    • Gin extracts
    • Perfumes
    • Infusions/Tinctures
    • Other (i.e. insect repellant etc.)

Receipt of your payment will confrm your seat reservation for the course. Please note our terms and conditions for training when cancelling a course. 

Course fee includes:

  • Course material (Laminated method summary sheet)
  • Consumables used during the course
  • Use of extraction equipment during the course
  • Refreshments during course (tea, coffee, cool drink, bottled water)
  • Light lunch (Please inform us of any special dietary requirements)


Starts at 09h00 until approximately 16h00 with lunch at 12h00

Training schedule/dates: 

View the training calendar for the Various yeast related courses.


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