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- Peraza-González, E. E., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of essential oil-bearing plants 2017 v.20 no.3 pp. 610-621
- Lippia graveolens; carvacrol; energy; essential oils; gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; leaves; models; porosity; steam; steam distillation; thymol
- ... Research on these kinds of plants promotes a beneficial impact on the economy because it addresses the rural and energy crises. In this study, the steam distillation process for obtaining essential oil from Lippia graveolens leaves was evaluated at laboratory and pilot scales. The parameters analyzed were steam flow and bed porosity, and their effects on the extraction yield were determined. The e ...