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Dihydromyrcenol appears liquid, has lavender odor, and smells similar as lemon. There are two methods of manufacture. One is in chlorination by Dihydromyrcene, and hydrolyzed in alkaline water. The other method is esterifying Dihydromyrcene by acetic acid or formic acid, with saponification and hydrolyzation can produce Dihydromyrcenol (Germany Patent: 1668280)
Soviet spice experts had been researched the flavor quality in mixtures of Dihydromyrcenol and Myrcenyl Acetate. Results of study shown that, when the contents of Myrcenyl acetate above 10%, Dihydromyrcenol had the best flavor quality. Today, Dihydromyrcenol is widely used in flavor of daily chemicals, especially soaps, the contents can be up to 20%.