Geraniol

(BAN, USAN, rINN)
Geraniol Chemical formula
Synonyms: Lemonol. (E)-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol; .
Cyrillic synonym: Гераниол.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C10H18O = 154.2.
CAS — 106-24-1.

💊 Profile

Geraniol is a constituent of several essential oils and is used in insect repellent preparations. It was formerly used as an anthelmintic. Geraniol is also used as a flavour and in perfumery. Contact dermatitis has been reported.
1. Yamamoto A, et al. Contact urticaria from geraniol. Contact Dermatitis 2002; 46: 52.
2. Murphy LA, White IR. Contact dermatitis from geraniol in washing-up liquid. Contact Dermatitis 2003; 49: 52
3. Tamagawa-Mineoka R, et al. Allergic contact cheilitis due to geraniol in food. Contact Dermatitis 2007; 56: 242–3.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

USA: Cholestin. Multi-ingredient: Canad.: Natrapel; Fr.: Biolau; Moustidose.
Published May 08, 2019.