Natural linalool is a monoterpenoid that found in many plants, mainly in Brazilian rose and Chinese camphor. It appears colorless transparent liquid with floral odor.
Natural linalool is divided into (+) – linalool isomer and (-) – linalool isomer. Found in mumerous essential oils such as bergamot, lavender, rose and jasmine absolutes and many fruits such as apples, bananas, citrus and spices.
Linalool can be extracted from essential oils. And it can also be prepared by the hydrogenation of a-pinene. It is mainly used in fragrance formulation of daily chemical products.
FOREVEREST® selects natural linalool from linalool type Chinese camphorwood (Cinnamomum camphora (L.) presl).