Chem 625 Practice Lab Quiz 3 What is the name of the natural product being isolated in today’s lab? And what is its source? In today’s lab we are refluxing, what is refluxing Why was the whole spice crushed and ground before it was extracted with diethyl ether? Would water be a suitable solvent for extracting in today’s lab? How are we removing the solvent in today’s lab? Name 3 parts of the Simple distillation apparatus.