The yields of essential oils from different plants

“The yields of essential oils from different plant organs in different months ranged from 0.13 mL/100 g to 0.80 mL/100 g in terms of dry weight” 
Usually, it’s the common phrase from most science articles. Many conditions and variables.However, we have general information about most popular plants, and moreover I’m ready to share my own calculations and notices during the distillation process.First, let’s see the full table of herbs
Making essential oil from ginger
Yield – 3-5% , Ginger oil has a distinct aroma that can be described as strong, warm, or spicy.How to clean: How to use ginger oil


Always be sure to carefully follow the instructions that come with your diffuser.

Steam inhalation

To use ginger oil for steam inhalation, follow the steps below:
  • Heat water until it’s steaming and place it in a bowl.
  • Add a few drops of ginger oil to the steaming water. The University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH) recommends only starting with one to two drops.
  • Drape a towel over your head.
  • Keeping your eyes closed, place your head over the steaming bowl and inhale deeply.


Ginger oil in a spray can be used to freshen the air in a room. To make a spray of ginger oil, you can do the following:
  • Add ginger oil to water. The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) recommends using 10 to 15 drops per ounce of water.
  • Add a dispersing agent such as soluble if you wish. This can help distribute the essential oil in the water.
  • Shake and spray. Shake before every spray.
Peppermint yield
Fresh mint for distillation
Peppermint yield – 0.7-0.9%Using fresh mintThe yield on essential oil can go from 0.5 to a maximum of 0.9%, for an average of about 0.7%

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