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Corine Lormel , PhD As suggested by the Latin declension of the title, this February we will look at a series of blog posts on the theme of roses. In this first post, we will start with a historical overview of the rose's botany and a summary of the main methods to...
In the past few days, we have distilled by Clevenger leaves of Pogostemon Heyneanus (Indian patchouli). To give you a brief summary, here is the experiment in few figures: Leaves mass : 318 g. We have used frozen leaves, and have grinded them with a mortar. ...
Corine Lormel, Ph.D. In the past month, several pictures of chemistry Christmas trees also named chemistrees probably blossomed in your news feeds. As some of us in the laboratory, you assume this phenomenon is recent and the pioneers are very passionate about...
Corine Lormel, Ph.D. Some customers are surprised to see a compound named ‘’Unknown’’ in the listing of their essential oils analysis reports. Why do chemists keep them in all reports? Are they just unidentified compounds? Why don’t chemists try to identify them? In...
Corine Lormel, Ph.D. You probably don’t know these terms, but you will soon! Environmental concerns are not limited yet to the public domain! These last years, labs environmental impact, that went unnoticed, has been rising. Just two weeks ago, The Guardian (Bell,...
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