Global Essential Oils Market is expected to expand exponentially through 2032, owing to the flourishing healthcare industry in the Asia Pacific region. Moreover, the growing preference for new ingredients in medicines has led to the increasing demand for essential oils in the market.

The growing use of essential oils in pharmaceutical manufacturing is expected to drive the product demand. Industry expansion is expected to be aided by shifting consumer preference for natural medicines over synthetic ones. Orange, eucalyptus, lemon, peppermint, clove, rosemary, jasmine, corn mint, geranium, citronella, and lavender oils are used to make essential oil goods. Sustainable technology is taking over synthetic products due to rising health worries, which is expected to increase demand for products in the area.

In addition, prominent industry players are vying for partnerships and acquisition opportunities to gain a competitive edge in the market. For instance, in mid-2022, Givaudan launched a comprehensive technology platform for developing fragrances with hygiene-enhancing positioning. Labelled as the SaniScent, the product is deemed to offer hygiene massage via a collection of essential oils.

The essential oils market has been divided in terms of product, application, and region.

Based on product, the peppermint oil segment is slated to grow at more than 8.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032. An increase in the demand for natural flavoring agents as a result of increased food intake could boost product consumption. It is frequently used in scalp treatments as an antibiotic as well as an anti-inflammatory ingredient to address conditions such as the itchy scalp, dandruff, and hair loss.

With respect to application, the aromatherapy segment is estimated to grow robustly through the forecast period. Aromatherapy is used to treat a variety of illnesses, including those that affect the lungs, heart, digestion, skin, and respiratory systems as well as colds and coughs, which could propel market development. The growing use of herbal remedies to reduce reliance on chemical medications due to their adverse effects will boost product demand in this industry.

From the regional perspective, the North America essential oils market is set to capture more than USD 1.2 billion market share by 2032. A significant development in the healthcare sector has increased the demand for essential oils in anti-allergic, antispasmodic, and anti-inflammatory drug formulations, which has further accelerated market growth. Positive expansion of integrated businesses such as spas and the hospitality sector is further expected to foster regional growth.