Seminar Topics ➔ Aromatic/Essential Oil ➔ Plantation & Maintenance of Aromatic Grass With New Technology ➔ Oil Distillation Process ➔ Different Uses of Left-Over Grass
Aromatic Grass ➔Aromatic grasses have been traditionally used in Indian and Chinese medicine because of their therapeutic properties. ➔Lemon grass is an aromatic grass that grows to a height upto five feet and is fast growing at the tropical regions of Asia and India. aromatic grass ➔Palmarosa grass is another aromatic grass which is a herbaceous plant with fragrant, grassy leaves and flowering tops. It also has highly powerful antiseptic properties.
Plantation & Maintenance of Aromatic grasses ➔As the aromatic grasses grow in the tropical regions, its cultivation depends on the specific climatic condition as well as on the fertility of the soil. ➔ The seeds are planted at a distance of 40X40 cm, irrigation schedule is adjusted depending on the water holding capacity of the soil. ➔ Plants are protected by taking certain pest control measures for the crop. maintenance of aromatic grass plantation of aromatic grass
Oil Distillation Process The essential oils are volatile oils extracted from the aromatic grass. This extraction process of the oil from the grass is known as oil distillation. The distillation undergoes following steps: ➔Grass Drying ➔Steam Distillation ➔Storage of Oil oil distillation unit
Different uses of left-over grass ➔The left-over aromatic grass leaves has been successfully utilized as a raw material for cellulose pulp and paper production. ➔The left-over grass is also known as spent grass and manufacture of card-boards or as fuel. is useful for ➔The spent grass is a source of good cattle feed and can be converted into green fodder.
Seminar Address Seminar will be held on 2nd of October 2016 on Sunday. Venue : CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur (MS) Seminar Time : 9:30 am to 5:30 pm Website: http://www.aromediherbs.com