The global food, beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutic industries nowadays use more and more high quality natural raw materials for their products. The cultivation of aromatic plants is important because these industries use the essential oils as ingredients in aromatotherapy, medicines, foods and drinks. The rich flora of Greece has 10,000 endemic high quality varieties of aromatic plants which hold the first places in the world production. According to recent data, the annual global income of aromatic plants’ market has reached 20 billion dollars.
It worths mentioning that each plant has its own process, producing different type of products such as dry peels, essential oils and extracts .