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(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2CCH(CH2)2C(CH3)CHCH2OH A colorless to pale-yellow liquid, an alcohol and a terpene, boiling point 230°C; soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in water; used in perfumery and flavoring.



an organic compound, C10H180; a pale yellow liquid with an odor similar to that of roses. Boiling point, 229°-230° C; density, 0.889 g/cm3 (20° C); refractive index, Geraniol 1.4766. Geraniol is insoluble in water but soluble in ethanol and ether.

Geraniol is a constituent of rose, geranium, and certain other essential oils. It can be produced synthetically by selective hydrogenation of citral or by isomerization of linalool by heating with acetic anhydride. Geraniol is used in perfume formulas and for perfuming soap.

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Traps for both summer and fall experiments were baited with phenylacetaldehyde, geraniol, 1,4-DMB, fresh yeast, and aged yeast, and silk flies were identified to species upon weekly removal from the traps.
Ethyl butyrate, phenyl ethyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol and (3-damascenone were reduced in concentration by cluster thinning in 2012 but were not impacted in 2011.
En modelos experimentales in vivo, el aceite esencial de Melaleuca alternifolia (arbol de te) y su principal componente terpinen-4-ol protegio a ratones con candidiasis oral experimental (31), y el aceite esencial de geranio y su compo nente geraniol protegio la candidiasis vaginal experimental en ratones (32).
Background: Geraniol (G) is a natural isoprenoid present in the essential oils of several aromatic plants, with various biochemical and pharmacologic properties.
Compuestos toxicos: En las hojas hay lantaeno A y B, icterogonina, sesquiterpenos, cariofileno, felandreno, terpineol, geraniol, linalol, cinelo, eugenol, latinos y resinas.
It also contains essential oils vetivert oil, rose absolute and geraniol that perfume skin for a lasting effect, while calamine powder is an antiseptic that also cools the skin.
For example, geraniol, a common monoterpene in citric aromatic plants repels certain undesirable insects like houseflies but attracts insects like honeybees; geraniol is also produced by the scent gland of these bees (Duke 1990).
Furthermore monoterpenes (ocimene geraniol camphor) phenylpropanoids (methyl cinnamatemethyl eugenol) and sesquiterpenes (bisabolene caryophyllene) are also present at difeerent concentrations in basil cultivars that influence the flavor (Charles and Simon 1992; Martins et al.
Se observa que las plantas presentan diferentes componentes, sin embargo hay algunos en mas de una planta como el limoneno, [gamma]-terpineno, citroneol y geraniol.
Citronella Plus Streamers and Citronella Plus Lanterns discourage pests without toxic sprays by using the essential oils of citronella, lemongrass and geraniol and are effective against mosquitoes, black flies and fleas.
The University of Maryland Medical Centre suggests using citronella, linalool, and geraniol candles.