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Linalool

TECHNICAL

CAS Number FEMA Number Flavis Number MDL Number
78-70-6 2635 2.013 MFCD00008906

 

ABOUT

Linalool has been used to study the blends of various flower aroma compounds as a floral attractant for the migratory moth velvetbean caterpillar (Anticarsia gemmatalis Hübner).
Linalool ((±)-3,7-Dimethyl-1,6-octadien-3-ol, (±)-3,7-Dimethyl-3-hydroxy-1,6-octadiene) affords α-terpineol and 3,7-dimethyloct-1-en-3,7-diol on dissolution in aqueous citric and hydrochloric acids. It has been reported as a fragrance ingredient.
Linalool is a monoterepene compound. It is the major component of many essential oils. Anti-inflammatory properties of (−) linalool, a naturally occurring enantiomer, has been studied.It is also the major constituent of the basil and thyme essential oil and its anti-microbial effect was determined using the agar well diffusion assay.Linalool is reported to have dose-dependent marked sedative effects at the central nervous system (CNS), including hypnotic, anticonvulsant and hypothermic properties. Linalool is reported to have a lemon like odor.

ESSENTIAL OILS WITH (%) ALLERGEN

Geranium(Bourbon)Rosewood

Essential Oil (%) Of Allergen
Ambrette 1
Angelica root 0.3
Star Anise 1.5
Anise 0.1
Basil(Linalol) 62
Basil(Me.chavicol) 1.1
Bay 3
Bergamot (s) cold press 15
Bergamot  bergapten-free 15
Bergamot distilled 40
Bitter Orange 0.2
Buchu (s) 0.5
Cajuput 3.6
Camphor 0.5
Cananga 3
Cardamom 4
Carrot 2
Cascarilla 5
Celery 0.1
Chamomile Roman 0.8
Chamomile Blue 0.4
Cinnamon bark 6
Cinnamon leaf 4
Cistus 0.5
Sri Lanka Citronella 1
Java Citronella 1.5
Clary Sage (s) 24
Coriander fruit 78
Coriander leaf 25
Cubeb 1.2
Cypress (s) 0.8
Davana 1
Dill (s) 4
Eucalyptus dives 1
Eucalyptus citriodora 0.3
Geranium(N.Africa) 8.5
Geranium(Bourbon) 11
Geranium(China) 4.5
Ginger (s) 0.6
Grapefruit (s) 0.1
Ho (s) 90
Hop 0.6
Immortelle 6
Juniper berry 0.2
Laurel 11
Lavandin (s) 38
Lavandin absolute 42
Lavender absolute 42
Lavender (s) 45
Spike Lavender 50
Lemon (s) 0.3
Lemongrass (s) 2
Lime (s) distilled 0.2
Lime (s) cold press 0.2
Litsea cubeba 3
Mace 0.4
Mandarin (s) 0.3
Marjoram sweet 25
Marjoram wild 48
Mentha citrata (s) 50
Myrtle 2
Neroli 44
Niaouli 0.2
Nutmeg 0.4
Origanum 15
Palmarosa (s) 4
Pepper (s) 1
Peppermint 0.4
Bitter Orange Petitgrain 30
Lemon Petitgrain 2.5
Mandarin Petitgrain 0.7
Bergamot Petitgrain 30
Petitgrain 30
Pimento (s) 0.5
Pine (s) 0.2
Rose oil(Bulgaria) 1.4
Rose oil(Maroc) 1.4
Rose oil(China) 1.3
Rose oil (s)(Turkey) 1.3
Rosemary (s) 0.8
Rosewood 90
Sage (s) 9
Schinus molle (s) 0.5
Spearmint (s) 0.2
Tagete (s) 0.5
Tangerine (s) 0.5
Red Thyme 6.5
Ylang extra super 13
Ylang extra (s) 24
Ylang I (s) 19
Ylang II (s) 9.5
Ylang III (s) 40

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