E1 - CLASSROOM BASED Extraction Methods and Essential Oils

R 1,800.00

R 1,800.00
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'Classroom based training course: Learn how to extract essential oils (and other compounds) from botanicals, and other organic material to make essential oils, gin essences, tinctures etc. This course teaches you how to extract essential oils from various plant materials using various extraction techniques

Some practical extraction techniques will be preformed during the course and you will be able to take your sample home!

A short section on the theory of cannabis oil extraction will also be covered. 

Course Contents (Theory): 

1. The History of Extracts and Essential Oils

2. Essential oil production - Overview

   2.1 Safety
   2.2 Legalities
   2.3 Biological origin of essential oils
   2.4 Factors influencing essential oil yield

3. Extraction Introduction

   3.1 Selecting an Extraction Method for a particular Essential Oil
   3.2 Temperature and other influences on Essential Oils
   3.3 Terminologies
   3.4 Solvent selection

4. Extraction Methods

   4.1 Enfleurage
   4.2 Expression
   4.3 Infusion
   4.4 Distillation
   4.5 Vacuum distillation
   4.6 Factors influencing the Essential Oil Yield
   4.7 Soxhlet Extraction  

5. Storage of Essential Oils

6. Testing of Essential Oils

   6.1 Halphen’s Test
   6.2 Baudouin’s Test
   6.3 Thin layer chromatography

7. Aroma and Flavor Combinations

   7.1 Senses, Aromas, and Mood
   7.2 Sensory Combinations
   7.3 Blending Essential Oils
   7.4 For the aromatherapist – use cell phone technology.
   7.5 Practical Recipe Development

8. Essential Oil Uses

   8.1 Perfume
   8.2 Massage Oil
   8.3 Soap
   8.4 Incense
   8.5 E-Liquid
   8.6 Toothpaste
   8.7 Air freshener
   8.8 Tinctures
   8.9 Bitters
   8.10 Flavoring
   8.11 Medical Applications

9. Cannabis

   9.1 Fixed Vegetable Oil Extractions
   9.2 Essential Oil Extraction
   9.3 Cannabinoid Extraction

Course Fee Includes:

  • Course material
  • Coffee, Tea, Cold drinks 
  • Light Lunch 

Course Duration:

All students need to be here by 8 am and the course will start at 8:15 am up to 4 pm. 

If you attend from far and would like some accommodation, do contact the Three Olives Guest House. We can recommend them!


Bookings, Confirmation and Cancellations 

Please note that there are a limited number of seats available for this course. Your seat will only be reserved upon receipt of your payment. 

We do understand that not all circumstances can be controlled, so we try to be as flexible with our cancellations and rebooking's as possible. We will offer a full refund for cancellation made 14 days before the course, for shorter periods, we will offer a course date change.

In the case that the minimum required seating is not filled within 3 days of the scheduled course date, Distillique will re-schedule the course to another date. Distillique will not assume any responsibility for and shall not be liable for Cancellation fees for other services related to course such as travelling, accommodation etc. 


For more information, contact training@distilllique.co.za 

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