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Resources, Articles & Education

Learn more about Subcritical and Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE), and the science behind the extraction of botanical oils.

Vitalis maintains a healthy library of resources to promote the sharing of industry relevant information and the latest scientific trends

Vitalis has written and compiled many useful articles regarding supercritical CO2 extraction, various applications, and processes. The collective resources in our library shed light on best practices, the latest in SFE technology, and research on various botanicals and strains.

Our aim is to provide a focused platform for real-world research, to report findings of interest, and provide easy access to this information for all interested. For the latest information from the world of Subcritical and Supercritical CO2 extraction, please browse our article library.

Extraction Resources

CO2 Science

Learn about CO2 as a solvent, its properties and benefits, and more information on the differences between subcritical and supercritical extraction.


Extraction Articles

Our article library covers topics from different aspects of supercritical extraction to applications of botanical oils to modern-day medicine.


Botanical Research

For information on different plant materials and best practices, our research documents cover SFE parameters on a variety of botanical ingredients.


The highest flowing Supercritical CO2 Extraction Systems

Get to know Vitalis, and how we became a leader in industrial scale, supercritical extraction systems.