Pharma News Essential oils 13.11.2020 Essential oils are nothing new! They have been used in folk medicine throughout history. An essential oil is “essential” in the sense that it contains the “essence of” the plant’s fragrance. Essential oils are generally extracted by distillation, often by using steam. In recent years a remarkable market for these products has developed. The global essential oils market is expected to grow at a annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5% from 2020 to 2027. One important driver of this demand is the aroma therapy. The positive effects of essential oils on health will drive the demand in pharmaceutical and medical applications. Very important for the end users is the fact that these kind of medication do not have side effects. Rising demand for organic products and environmentally friendly ingredients are other factors influencing this trend. The majority of population is turning to organic products to gain health benefits. The fields of application of essential oils are diverse: Flavour and fragrance: for enhancing air freshness at home Cosmetics: for different cosmetic products Healthcare: for internally use to ease e.g. colds Spa and relaxation: this type of application is the most important one during the last years (volume share of 39%) Food and beverages: essential oils are used as food preservatives We offer the perfect match for your essential oils! These valuable and health-promoting products also require sustainable and unique packaging! When thinking about our health, we must be aware that there are other packaging materials that can interact with the contents. By choosing glass as packaging material for essential oils, you are on the safe side regarding your health. Due to its natural composition and complete recyclability, glass is an environmentally friendly packaging material. In order to make a complete package, we naturally offer you the matching closures and fitments for our roll-on bottles and dropper bottles. Our product specialists look forward to working with you to shape a healthier and more sustainable world. Get in touch with us right away!