Our Pure Essential oils are generally extracted by distillation. Other processes include expression, or solvent extraction. They are used in perfumes, cosmetics, soap and other products, for flavoring food and drink, and for scenting incense . They are used in aromatherapy for their theraputic properties. It is always wise to consult a qualified aromatherapist before using essential oils. Pure essential oils are concentrated, it is not necessary to use large amounts of oil.