Mint oil has a number of uses––it can be used to add a minty flavor to drinks, add mint flavor to food such as chocolates and icing and used in a number of natural applications from deterring ants to clearing up chest congestion. Making your own takes a few weeks, but is cheap and easy to do. Other herbs can be tried also.
To learn different method of extraction.
To learn how to extract essential oil from plants.
To understand the role of essential oil in aromatherapy.
To understand the different application of essential oil from different plants.
Select liquid for extraction
Chop or bruise the mint leaves
Pack the leaves into jar
Strain the liquid into a brown glass container
Use of rotary evaporator to extract the essential oil