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Essential Oils Were Initially Produced
Today the use of essential oils has expanded into wider applications. Not only well known for their health benefits, they also make an important contribution in the flavor and fragrance areas. Essential oils also play significant roles in cosmetics, perfumery, aromatherapy, personal care, and to a lesser extent, in household, cleaning agents and toiletries.
Essential oils, as the name refers, are concentrated hydrophobic liquids containing volatile aromatic compounds, which are extracted from natural plants. The botanical parts used to produce essential oils vary, from roots, rhizomes, bark or buds, which are further processed depending on what type of plant is used. However, the basic and the most appropriate extraction methods are by distillation or solvent extraction. Large amounts of botanical material are used to extract the oils, since some plants have very low yields of oil contained in their specialized oil cells.
Indonesia, as one of the world’s largest producers of essential oils, has long been producing key essential oils for the world market. Some of the better known include: citronella, nutmeg, ginger and ylang ylang. More recently as numerous botanical plants native to Indonesia have been studied and their functional properties been better appreciated, more essential oils have been introduced and have started to be widely used. Amongst them are: patchouli, kaffir lime, sandalwood, cajuput, cananga, clove bud and galangal.
Haldin as one of Indonesia’s leading extract producers has kept at the forefront in utilizing these rich Indonesian sources, by producing, maintaining and distributing essential oils globally.
Haldin essential oils are exhibit the same degree of purity and the same high standard of quality.