I have read somewhere that steam distillation removes the phototoxic elements.

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Posted by Faery Ring on October 22, 2002 at 04:55:25:

In reply to: Weird thing about citrus oils posted by Lauren on October 22, 2002 at 02:04:52:

Though I don’t think the phototoxic elements in citrus oils are a
type of ‘turpene’. I think the phototoxic elements are called
furocoumarins. I could be wrong.


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