Hydrodistillation and Soxhlet
Method for Herbal Extraction
Two typical extraction methods for volatile and non-volatile
content of herbal materials are hydrodistillation and soxhletmethod
respectively. In this workshop you will learn how to obtain essential oil from lavenderaerialparts using Clevenger apparatus. You will
also use Soxhlet apparatus for total extraction.
Application of TLC in the isolation and analysis of
Thin-layer chromatography (TLC) is an easy, inexpensive,
rapid, and the most widely used method for the analysis and isolation of small
organic natural and synthetic products. This workshop will focus on running TLC
for a mixture and a standard. Different methods for detection of spot(s) under
visible and non-visible lights will be discussed.