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.