Frequently Asked Questions
What is Supercritical CO2 Cinnamon Oil Top Note?
Cinnamon Oil Top Note is an aromatic oil that is extracted from dried barks of cinnamon. Extracted and purified using Supercritical CO2, the Supercritical CO2 Cinnamon oil top note is a pure natural extract devoid of any preservatives or anti-oxidants.
Why is Supercritical CO2 extraction used to obtain Cinnamon Oil?
Supercritical CO2 extraction is carried out at ambient temperatures and high pressures, which allows for extraction of oil without the loss of aroma and degradation of actives. Thus, resulting in a pure, perfect extract of cinnamon oil.
What are the colour and aroma characteristics of CO2 extracted cinnamon oil?
A free-flowing oily liquid, cinnamon oil top note ranges from yellow to brown in colour. The aroma of the oil is similar to the aroma of cinnamon barks.
Which applications is CO2 extracted cinnamon top note used in?
Cinnamon oil is used across categories especially food. It is commonly used in marinades, sausages, sauces, snacks, confectionery, baked products and beverages. Supercritical CO2 cinnamon oil top note is used in personal care products and aromatherapy because of its distinct warm spicy fragrance. It is also popular with the pharma and nutraceuticals industry.