What are Expeller and Cold Pressed Fixed Oils?

Cold pressed oils aren’t cold pressed but are pressed slowly so the temperature stays within the range for those oils considered cold pressed. Cold pressed oils are the best oils for eating. Cold pressed means they were pressed slowly so the temperature doesn’t exceed 120-122 degrees Fahrenheit. The old adage “Time is Money”, result is

Biodiesel & the Environment

Biodiesel burns much cleaner than petroleum diesel Biodiesel is nontoxic and biodegradable. Compared to petroleum diesel fuel, which is refined from crude oil, biodiesel combustion produces fewer air pollutants such as particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrocarbons, and air toxics. Nitrogen oxide emissions from burning a gallon of biodiesel may be slightly higher than emissions

Unrefined vs refined carrier oils: which is best?

Do you pay attention to all of the different jargon about how your ingredients are sourced or processed… unrefined, virgin, cold-pressed, and so on? In this article we’ll explore unrefined vs refined carrier oils. When you are starting out formulating natural products with oils, butters and other ingredients, it is easy to become dazed with