At Kotanical

We are committed to getting all our essential oil tested 

and maintaining the highest standards




Head of essential oil testing

Robert Murphy B.Sc Chemical And Pharmaceutical science

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Robert Murphy is undertaking a PhD pertaining to the design of degradable biomaterials with Dr. Andreas Heise at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He started his 4 year PhD contract in October 2014. He specialises in polymer synthesis, characterisation, degradation studies and fabrication. His expertise in instrumentation ranges from multiple spectroscopies to chromatography techniques including HPLC (high performance liquid chromatography). To see Robert's credentials click here

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Overseeing our Frankincense Distilation

Accurate Quantitative Analysis - AQA

Analysing biological and organic molecules through HPLC system optimisation.