Hydro Distillation Method Extraction Of Eucalyptus Oil & Lemongrass Oil

  • Dr. Parag Dalal


A large variety of plant materials contain Essential Oils with in-depth bioactivities. Acknowledging the importance of plants and its medicative worth, extraction of volatile oil had been done exploitation Hydro Distillation technique. During this project, Hydro Distillation was accustomed to extract oil from totally different plant materials like eucalyptus leaves, lemongrass, rose petals, etc. The distillation was conducted in Clevenger equipment within which boiling, compressing, and separation was done. Hydro distillation technique was found to be one in all the promising techniques for the extraction of volatile oil from plants as an honoured manufacturer can preserve the initial qualities of the plant. The recovery of the worth additional product i.e., oil from the raw biology beginning material is incredibly necessary since the standard of the oil is greatly influenced throughout this step. The Analysis of that area unit had been done by the exploitation of local area, Gas natural action and spectrometer equipment that evaluates volatile oil quantitatively and qualitatively. We have a tendency to currently find the calculable that the 'fragrant pharmacy' consists of compounds having an especially wide selection of organic chemistry effects. Essential oils area unit thus termed as they are believed to represent the terribly essence of odour and flavour.


Download data is not yet available.

Author Biography

Dr. Parag Dalal

Asst. Prof. School of Studies in Environment Management, Vikram University, Ujjain


Alwani Hamad, Anggi Nuritasari, Dwi Hartani, (2017), “Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Study of Essential Oil of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Citratus).” Scholar Research Library, Vol. 9 [5]:109-106.

Asaad Rehman Saeed Al-Hilphy, (2014), A practical study for new design of essential oils extraction apparatus using ohmic heating, International Journal of Agricultural Sciences ISSN: 2167-0447 Vol. 4(12), pp. 351-366.

Atish A. Yadav, Sushmita S. Chikate, Rebika B. Vilat Mahesh A. Suryawanshi, Vijay B. Mane, (2017), “Extraction of Essential oil From Plant Leaves”, Scientific Journal of Impact Factor (SJIF), Volume 4, Issue 4, pp. 882-884.

Atti-santos A.C., M.Rossato, L.A.Serafini, E.Cassel, and P.Moyna, (2005), “Extraction of essential oils from lime by hydro-distillation and supercritical carbon dioxide”, Brazilian archives of biology and technology vol.48, n. 1: pp. 155-160.

Basma A. Abdul-Majeed, Asrar A. Hassan and Badoor M. Kurji, (2013), “Extraction of Oil from Eucalyptus Camadulensis Using Water Distillation Method” Iraqi Journal of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Vol.14 (2) pp. 7- 12.

Baya Berka-Zougali, Mohamed-Amine Ferhat, Aicha Hassani, Farid Chemat, and Karim S. Allaf, (2012), “Comparative Study of Essential Oils Extracted from Algerian Myrtus communis L. Leaves Using Microwaves and Hydrodistillation”, Internatioanl Journal of Molecular Sciences, 13(4): pp. 4673–4695.

C. F. Silva, F.C. Moura, M. F. Mendes, and F. L. P. Pessoa, (2011), “Extraction of Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus) Essential Oil using Supercritical CO 2: Experimental Data and Mathematical Modelling.” Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 02, 343-350.

Carin von M¨ uhlen, Claudia Alcaraz Zini, Elina Bastos Caram˜aob, Philip J. Marriott, (2008), “Comparative study of Eucalyptus dunnii volatile oil composition using retention indices and comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to time-of-flight and quadrupole mass spectrometry” Journal of Chromatography A 1200, pp. 34–42.

Chen Zhi-linga ,Chao Jian-pinga, Cao Hui-linb, Bi Wei-taoa, Cui Hai-yana, Li Mo-lina, (2011), Research on the Extraction of Plant Volatile Oils Procedia Environmental Sciences 8, pp. 426 – 432.

Daizy R. Batish , Harminder Pal Singh , Ravinder Kumar Kohli , Shalinder Kaur , (2008) “Eucalyptus essential oil as a natural pesticide” Forest Ecology and Management 256 pp. 2166–2174.

Desai, M.A., and Parikh, J., (2015), Extraction of essential oil from leaves of lemongrass using microwave radiation: optimization, comparative, kinetic, and biological studies. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 3(3), pp.421-431.

Ganjewala Deepak And Gupta Ashish Kumar, (2013), “Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus Steud.) Wats Essential Oil: Overview and Biological Activities”, RPMP Vol. 37: Essential Oils–II, pp. 233-274

Hanaa, A.M., Sallam, Y.I., El-Leithy, A.S. and Aly, S.E., (2012), Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) essential oil as affected by drying methods. Annals of Agricultural Sciences, 57(2), pp.113-116.”.

J. Ranjitha and S. Vijiyalakshmi, (2014), “Facile Methods For The Extraction Of Essential Oil From The Plant Species - A Review”, International Journal Of Pharmaceutical Sciences And Research, ISSN (Print): 2320-5148.

Khalid M. Abed1*, Badoor M. Kurji2, Basma A. Abdul-Majeed1, (2015), “Extraction and Modelling of Oil from Eucalyptus camadulensis by Organic Solvent” Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, 3, pp. 35-42.

Koul, V.K., Gandotra, B.M., Koul, S., Ghosh, S., Tikoo, C.L. and Gupta, A.K., (2004), Steam distillation of lemon grass (Cymbopogon spp.).

Luiz Henrique Castelan Carlson, Ricardo Antonio Francisco Machado, Cinthia Bittencourt Spricigo, Lia Kru¨cken Pereira, Ariovaldo Bolzan, (2001), Extraction of lemongrass essential oil with dense carbon dioxide, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 21, pp. 33–39.

M.A.Suryawanshi, V.B.Mane, G.B.Kumbhar, (2016), Methodology To Extract Essential Oils From Lemongrass Leaves: Solvent Extraction Approach, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET) e-ISSN: 2395 -0056 Volume: 03 Issue: 08, pp. 1775-1780.

Masamba, W.R.L., Kamanula, J.F.M., Henry, E.M. and Nyirenda, G.K.C., (2003), “Extraction and analysis of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) oil: an essential oil with potential to control the larger grain borer (Prostephanus truncatus) in stored roducts in Malawi”, Malawi Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2(1), pp.56-64.

Megha Mahindra, Niraj Singh, Mumtaj Shah, (2014), “Microwave Assisted Extraction of Lemongrass Oil.” Journal of Chronotherapy and Drug Delivery, Vol. 5, pp. 71-73.

Miss Diwan Tapoja, Desai S.A., (2014), “Studies on Extraction of Ingredient Oil from Lemongrass.” International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 509-512.

Mu’azu. K., I.A. Mohammed-Dabo and S.M.Waziri, (2012), “Development of Mathematical Model for the Prediction of Essential Oil Extraction from Eucalyptus Citriodora Leave”, J. Basic. Appl. Sci. Res., 2(3)2298-2306.

Nandini Gautam, Anil K. Mantha, and Sunil Mittal, (2014), Essential Oils and Their Constituents as Anticancer Agents: A Mechanistic View, Hindawi Publishing Corporation BioMed Research International, Volume 2014, Article ID 154106, 23 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/154106.

Neeraj Singh, Prasahant Shrivastava, and Mumtaj Shah, (2014), “Microwave-assisted extraction of lemongrass essential oil: Study of the influence of extraction method and process parameters on extraction process.” Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 6 (11): pp. 385-389.

Nur Ain, A.H., Zaibunnisa, A.H., Zahrah, H. and Norashikin, S., (2013), “An experimental design approach for the extraction of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) oleoresin using pressurised liquid extraction (PLE)”, International Food Research Journal, 20(1).

Ranitha, M., Nour, A.H., Ziad, A.S., Azhari, H.N. and ThanaRaj, S., (2014) “Optimization of microwave assisted hydrodistillation of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) using response surface methodology” IJRET, Vol 3, pp. 5-14.

Seid Yimer, Manoharan and Omprakash Sahu, (2014), “Extraction of Essential oil from Eucalyptus Leaves as Antibacterial Application on Cotton Woven Fabric” International Journal of bacteriology, Virology, and Immunology 1(1): pp 001-007.

Tajidin, N.E., Ahmad S.H., Rosenani A.B., Azimah H. and Munirah M. (2012) “Chemical composition and Citral content in Lemon Grass(Cympogon citratus) essential oil at three maturity stages” African journal of biotechnology , Vol. 11(11), pp. 2685-2693.

Wissal Dhifi, Sana Belili, Sabrine Jazi, Nada Bahubali, Wissem Mnif (2016) “Essential oils’ Characterization and Investigation of some Biological activities: A critical review.” “MDPI Journal” Vol. 3, 25-36.

Y.C.Won g, M. Y. Ahmad -Mud zaqqir and W.A. Wan -Nurdiyana urdiyana, (2014), “Extraction of Essential Oil from Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum),” Oriental Journal Of Chemistry, Vol. 30, No. (1), pp. 37-47.

How to Cite
Dalal, D. P. (2019). Hydro Distillation Method Extraction Of Eucalyptus Oil & Lemongrass Oil. SOCIALSCI JOURNAL, 4, 36-44. Retrieved from https://purkh.com/index.php/tosocial/article/view/421
Research Articles