Definition of geraniol in English:
noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A fragrant liquid present in some floral oils and used in perfumery.
- An example that Blackmond often uses is the asymmetric hydrogenation of the allylic alcohols geraniol and its isomers (g geraniol and nerol).
- Tucker says lemon balm is easy to grow from seeds and contains citronellal, geraniol and geranial.
- She tells us that the principal constituents of lavender are alcohols such as borneol, geraniol and linalool; esters such as geranyle and linalyl; and terpents such as pinene and limonene.
Definition of geraniol in:
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