Geranyl Butyrate is white or off-white oily liquid or powder obtained by direct esterification of geraniol and butyric acid in azeotropic state. It is a synthetic ester spice with a more elegant flavor than geranyl acetate and is mainly used as lavender, rose, acacia, lily of the valley, geranium and other fragrances blending spices.
Geraniol is naturally found in more than 200 kinds of essential oils, including geranium oil ,Citronella oil, East-Indian geranium oil and rose oil, etc.
It can be obtained by distillation of the natural oil. And it can also be prepared by beta- pinene through series of reactions.
In addition to being directly used as perfume raw materials, geraniol can also be used to produce many esters and other valuable synthetic perfumes.
Geraniol and Nerol are geometrical isomers.
Geraniol is a commercially important terpene alcohol occurring in the essential oils of several aromatic plants, it can also be prepared by beta- Pinene through series of reactions
The most important usage is to be made into fine natural geraniol, citronellol and rhodinol.
Nerol is colorless clear liquid with sweet natural neroli, citrus and magnolia odor. It is found in many essential oils, including neroil, bergamot oil, and citronella oil.
Nerol is commonly prepared by synthetic method in industry.
It is mainly used in perfumery. Geraniol and Nerol are geometrical isomers.