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(organic chemistry)
C10H19OH A liquid derived from citronella oil; soluble in alcohol; used in perfumery.
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(also 3,7-dimethyl-6-octenol), the terpene alcohol (CH3)2C═CH(CH2)2CH(CH3)(CH2)2OH. Citronellol is a colorless liquid that has the scent of roses. Insoluble in water, it is soluble in alcohol and ether. It has a boiling point of 116°C at ~2.0 kilonewtons/m2 and a density of 0.855 g/cm3 at 20°C. Citro nellol is a component of many essential oils, such as rose oil and geranium oil. It is obtained, however, from raw materials that are less expensive and more readily available, such as citronellal, from which it is obtained by catalytic reduction. Citronellol and its esters are commonly used in perfumes.

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has been attributed to the presence of volatile substances in its leaves, such as citronellal, citronellol, and geraniol, among others (Shasany et al., 2000).
From this perspective, the aim of this study is to evaluate the in vitro antibacterial activity of thymol, linalool, and citronellol, on cariogenic microorganisms.
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(1) Red mouthwash: glycerin, ethanol, water, benzyl alcohol, chlorhexidine, chlorobutanol, citral, citronellol, sodium docusate, eugenol, limonene, linalool, menthol, and E124.
In this regard, the oxidation of cyclohexanemethanol, 5-Hexen-1-ol, octan-1-ol, and citronellol into their corresponding aldehydes occurs in slightly longer reaction times (Table 6, entries 23-26).
(a) Serial Peak RT Peak Compound number (min) area (%) detected Major group 1 4.472 0.94 Pentanone, Synthetic 4-hydroxy-4-methyl intermediate 2 11.561 2.11 1,2,4- Aromatic Trimethylbenzene hydrocarbon 3 21.586 10.11 Citronellal Monoterpenoid 4 31.599 2.26 Citronellol Aromatic isobutanoate ether 5 32.338 3.87 2-Pyridinethione Organic sulfur compound 6 55.638 16.36 Hexadecanoic Aliphatic acid acids 7 57.858 1.52 Thio sulfuric Sulfur acid oxoacid 8 61.176 19.17 9,12-Octadecadienoic Essential acid fatty acids 9 61.714 4.69 Benzenemethanol< Phenolic 4-hydroxy- > alcohols Ipsdienol 10 65.348 19.37 Hexalactone Cyclic <gamma-> esters Decalactone <gamma-> 11 67.053 1.10 No matches -- found 12 41.47 0.31 Unknown -- (a) Serial number CAS number Mol.
The subjects sniffed aqueous solutions of cinnamaldehyde, methyl cinnamate, citral, citronellol, geraniol and phenyl ethyl alcohol (PEA) at low (1 ppm to 2.5 ppm) and mid-range concentrations (4 ppm to 100 ppm), in two separate sessions.
Cardamom has varied essential oils which include such as sabinene, pinene, myrcene, geraniol, linalool, 1, 8-cineole, limonene and citronellol among others that offer a wide range of benefits for skin, hair and health.
Readily Hydrolyzable Acetals from Citronellol and Vitamins, Bull Chem Soc Jpn, 52, 846 (1979).
The antinociceptive activity of several monoterpenes such as borneol (Almeida et al., 2013), linalool (Quintans-Junior et al., 2013) and citronellol (Brito et al., 2012) have been described.