Translation for 'essential oils' from English to French
huiles {} essentiellesessential oils
Partial Matches
huiles {} naturellesnatural oils
peinture {f} à l'huile [technique]
painting in oils
fondamental {adj} [différence]essential
de rigueur {adj}essential
cardinal {adj} [littéraire] [essentiel]essential
indispensable {adj} [équipement, employé]essential
primordial {adj}essential
foncier {adj} [inné, de fond]essential
capital {adj} [essentiel]essential
essentiel {adj}essential
de première nécessité {adj} [p. ex. aliments]essential [vital]
élément {m} constitutifessential element
tâche {f} essentielleessential task
non essentiel {adj}non-essential
essence {f} [extrait]
essential oil
différence {f} essentielleessential difference
cause {f} essentielleessential cause
essentiel {adj} [huile]
essential [oil]
trait {m} fondamentalessential feature
s'averer indispensableto be essential
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Usage Examples English
  • Lime extracts and lime essential oils are frequently used in perfumes, cleaning products, and aromatherapy.
  • The essential oils inhibit the growth of "Aspergillus flavus".
  • "Hypericum perforatum", known as St. John's wort, It also contains essential oils composed mainly of sesquiterpenes.
  • As natural preservatives are becoming more desirable food additives than artificial preservatives in food industries, some studies about salami have been focusing on the use of essential oils such as oregano and clove oil as preservatives that can be applied to salami production due to their anti-fungal activities.
  • The leaves and branches, or the essential oils, can be used to brew spruce beer.

  • Enhancing the flavor profile of peppercorns (including piperine and essential oils), prior to processing, has been attempted through the postharvest application of ultraviolet-C light (UV-C).
  • Throughout history the scent of narcissi has been an important ingredient of perfumes, a quality that comes from essential oils rather than alkaloids.
  • The essential oils are often used in perfumery and aromatherapy while the watery distillates have many applications in aromatherapy, food processing and skin care.
  • Although fragrant extracts are known to the general public as the generic term "essential oils", a more specific language is used in the fragrance industry to describe the source, purity, and technique used to obtain a particular fragrant extract.
  • Avicenna was first to derive the attar of flowers from distillation and used steam distillation to produce essential oils such as rose essence, which he used as aromatherapeutic treatments for heart conditions.

  • Rose perfumes are made from rose oil, also called "attar of roses", which is a mixture of volatile essential oils obtained by steam-distilling the crushed petals of roses.
  • Eucalypts have been grown in plantations in many other countries because they are fast growing and have valuable timber, or can be used for pulpwood, for honey production or essential oils.
  • Some genera yield essential oils used in the perfume industry ("Alpinia", "Hedychium").
  • Essential oils are oils which have been extracted from plants. Mouthwashes based on essential oils could be more effective than traditional mouthcare as anti-gingival treatments.
  • Often additives such as oatmeal, honey, and scents such as rose, daisies and essential oils are mixed in.

  • Today, it is more commonly used for aromatherapy through the use of essential oils.
  • 9% hydroalcoholic containing all ingredients in Listerine Antiseptic except its essential oils.
  • Many members of the genus are cultivated extensively in temperate climates as ornamental plants for garden and landscape use, for use as culinary herbs, and also commercially for the extraction of essential oils.
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